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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, MAMCH'fi.-1918 THE LETIIBniDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE SEVEN llb. - � -! -l---L. � �, J________ Communications lauflt bear the writers. under this heading signatures of the LETTER CARRIER MATTER Editor or tho Herald:- Sir,- That flomo minority vote or the Looxl Carriers' Association has caused 1'rloMoii by an appeal to the citizens, in a misleading way through the col-itmiifl of the Friday issue of the Herald, is evidenced through tho majority of curriers placing themselves hh op-po^od to this procedure! And by misleading statements tho publit: are Jod fco believe that thoro has been no extra. Attary allowance granted since 1SH2. Old they not receive tho extra war grant, or bonus, of $100 which tho government voted hint soBRion? While admitting that tho temporary carriers are under paid. Yot when tho member for 'bethbridge, W. A. Buchanan, granted certain carrier a an interview to explain their grievances, that ho might present their easo at Ottawa; This wan \turned down hy t-he same minority, who -hold oL'fice and make the majority who do not attend meetings appear as flltkpegoats. Ask this minority who wa� instrumental in securing t3io last war'bdnuF for letter carriers. liansard-wiU tell you that W. A. Buchanan was the first momber to bring before the house tho letter carriers' increase. If our worthy member was then good enough to assist uh in our just demand, why go to the oiLizetis and ask them to impress upon our M.P. to do what you should.. We consider th'at it is ROUNDED UP RAPIDLY Ottawa, defaulters Mar. under r>.-Apprehension of the Military Service Act are proceeding rapidly. ITp to noon yesterday there were 3085 apprehensions throughout the Dominion. Tho largest number w�re made In the Montreal military district, (105. Kingston district came next with 451 arrests and tho Toronto district third with 1197. Up to noon yesterday also, 25390 men had reported for duty in the Dominion. There are 4,719 who have yet failed to report and not yet apprehended or investigated. This total Is divided among the various military districts as follows: London, 210; Toronto. 1,387; Kingston and Ottawa, 384; Montreal, 708; Quebec, 30; Halifax, 148; St. John, 123; Winnipeg, 700; Vancouver, 402; Regina, 442; Calgary, 221. Total, 4,719. are having to pay for Mary's advertising expenses la the shape of increased prices of admission, and Mary herself Is living like *n Empress with her private car and all the rest of"it. The same may be eaid of most of the other high salaried picture stars. Only a few days before Mr. Leve-son's letter appeared in the Herald, 1 was talking with a working nvan who lives in Nortli Lethbridge, on this very subject. This man came from Hamilton a few months ago, and lie was making a comparison in tho coat of I will say if bo is, it, is not on account of uuy pull or influence. I must alfto suy the first time ho wont before .the mwllcal board he w;u; medically unlit ou auouuat of tluoat a.nd our* troublo, and ho aineo wont, of his own ncoord under an operation and treatment that miulu hUn mi*dl�nlly fit. �!o that if he hHrf to go you can ouil him no slacker, '�i'ow 1 sincerely hope that if t.hJa boy &}t& exemption on thefjo' grounds thaf M\ R Taylor or tiny ot'hwra of like opinions will bear ro malice or lone any .s/ccp over If. (hero mf&iit bo a few more points Vt.r government, was regarded us an ,;ri nf lioi-'tility 'J'hls the. u!iif:ial ad-hvp (iermsn ] ! amusement* in the two cities. While r ah apolojfy needed on the part of cor-j he allowed that there ?.re many ad-fcaln minority ihembora of the associa- ] vantages in the west such as better tlon and that In future when dealing with legislature matters, to appoint a legislature body as per constitution. And then, when deciding important is-aue�, get cfonsent of t'he majority rather tlwa� a erroaon few at pleasure. Signed on behalf of the majority laemsers. ALTERNATE WITH CHEAP SHOW Uethbridge, March 5, Ml8. Kdltor laotlibHdge Herald: Dear Sir,-If you will give me a little | �pace in your valuable paper i would like to say a few words in reference to Mr. Levescn's letter re picture show prlcoa. Firstly, I would say that 1 for one appreciate tho efforts put forth by Mr. Fleming to give the patrops of 81b Wand theatre a real clean high class entertainment at all times. I can quite ! creased cost, in picture show prices be- wages," etc., he thought that amusements were a little too high, lie said that although Hamilton is a large city tho picture theatres are so well distributed that there is a theatre within ! walking distance of nearly every home in tho city. This man believes in taking his wife to the show twice a week. They have a large family and he thinks she needs a little amusement and recreation after toiling for her family alt day. When he was in Hamilton his twice a week ihow cost him forty cents for himself and wife. Now including car fare to and from North Lethbridge It costs him $1.40 a week.or $4.00 per month more tban when he was in Hamilton. There are plenty of people living in Lethbridge who don't mjiid the in- PRANCE WILLING TO DIE RATHER THAN GIVE UP TorontOj March 4. -"France has suffered and France is ready to suffer till there is not a man left to suffer. Life to ub is valueless without our dignity and liberty and we ure willing to die rather than rights." With this testimony man's resolve to fight, for the protection of true democracy, Stephen Lausanne, editor of the Paris Lematin, concluded' a stirring address before tijc Canadian Club here today. Frequently interrupted by loud and prolonged applause, M. Lausanne told of the sacrifices being made by his countrymen and with satire add bitterness he exposod the treachery oi the Germans. I !.� (Germans the presid-KriK'St and i-ourt of ap- relinquish our of the French-until the end I believe all he says about the increased cost*of everything pertaining to motion pictures. Now, I know nothing at all -About tho ins and outs of the moving picture business, and I don't know if Mr. Fleming is pledged to ;show nothing but Paramount and '^athe pictures, l*oth of them very coat- j tk>n~to Mr!>TemiV^ Hauson, cause they ean well afford to pay it. A good thing, too. On the other hand there are working people to whom it is a real hardship, especlaliy'those living In North Lethbridge, who have the expense of car fare. Now 1 am going to make a sugges- REPORT RESOLUTION FAVORABLE TO PROHIBITION Albany. N. Y.. Mar. 5.-The McNnb resolution to provide for the ratification by the New York legislature of the federal prohibition amendment was favorably reported today by the assembly judiciary committer. This action insured open debate on the measure. The vote was Si to 5. f 1 to the occupying pnw- peal. They also *m rested Judge Jamar in order to deport him. but lie was released on account of illness. "The movement in pmu-si hy the Belgian people against ihe intrigues of tho activist has taken mi iarge proportions. The voluntary M^pm^ion of all judiciary activity ;: ,-i protest against the outrage con,miffed against the court of appeal at Hnis:iols has caiued a tremendous JiM>ros.�tion even upon the German authorities. New lists of communal comi-ils and of important personalitm  ivho have made protests continue \tl reach Havre, being bought nightly by de-voteii patriots who have passed through the electrified frontier wires in spite of redoubled vigilance on the pari of the Germans." NO CHANGE IN TEMPERANCE BEER ' Toionio, Mar. 2.-There will be no change in the alcoholic strength of The temperance beer now permitted to be sold in Ontario. Sir V.'iiliani Hearst told this squarely to a big workmen's deputation which waited on him yesterday afternoon. As it beeiune increasingly clear that the request of the deputation would be refused, boos were heard in the crowd, which swelled into a roar whon Sir William made his declaration. "Fr�lt-a-tlwsM-Point the Waj to Quick Belief *'I sufl'ered for a number of vcars with Hhcnmaiism and sn cr?: /\i;',/ � in my Side, and fhnk, caused by .strains nnd heavy liftiug. Whun 1. hud given up hope uf ever being well again, a friend recotn- wended M^ruit-a-tivcs* to me aud after using the first box 1 iWl so uiticli bettor that I continued to take them ; and now f am enjoying the besi; of health, thanks to your wonderful fruit medicine". W. M. "LAMFSOX. "Fruit-a-tives" are .sold bv all dealers at 60c. a box, 0 for $*J..M)T trial size 25i\- or sent postpaid by Fruit-a-lives Limited, Ottawa. SRirW�0 amd BOTTLED BY ERVE COLD . The Lethbridge Brewing & Malting Co. Ltd Lkthbhioge. Alberta. : i i \ THE MOLINE Universal Tractor IS NOT AN EXPERIMENT Every feature, of the .Molina l.TnlversaJ han been given ihe careful, earnest study of experienced tractor engineers, it has been tried with HEAVY WORK in the last two years in varioos sections of the country on different kinds of work and has been pronounced an unqualified suc- cc'bb. MR. W. K. BELL At the Lethbridge Hotel, v. ill glvfi all details as to specifications, etc., to any inquirers. The man-who drlvos the Tractor runs the Binder. It is a Perfect One Man Tractor for AU Work. Attention! Duty! Orde Y Your repairs now, not next summer, but NOW. Boys who have been exempted for agricultural purposes are now ready for work for the take of production. Look your machine over today, order tomorrow, �ivery 24 hours of time means a loss of 20 bushels of grain. C. CHRISTENSON Mccormick agent, magrath ^^^^^ ly and moat of the time very beautiful ^loduetions. There are -other faino\i3 film corporations whose pictures are shown at tho impress and Orphoum theatres. Some of the pictures shown by all the above corporations are splendidly eu-tertatnJng and sometimes they are not. ' aomet|u\ea I h*tvo.gone to sec pictures !th�t have been widely advertised and haro come *way with n fooling of great I disappointment. At other times 1 f h&ye dropped into &e theatre to see a ! picture th'xt has had piratically no advertising and whose hero and heroine were quite unknown to me, and 1 have i&t throuffb one $? tiie most enjoyable evefOofls of my life. This >a4vertlBlng of maie arid iew�te etars Is a costly buraera ahd MWfrbody has to pay for .it. Take iifcry PickfOrd for example. II dofl't wish to dispacace this little i lady in the le�3tr she Is a very cbara-{log little actress, but I have seen dozens I lll*e equally as well, and scores I-ltkc better. The fact is that she has one or the most skilful advertising manatees of thte day, or uuy day. Visl . sums of money have been spent to advertfite bar, afed now we, ihe public, it is this: Every other week alternately let these gentlemen put on a !fifteen cent show for two night. "Never mind about ft being a famous corporation. Get a lees expensive one and I am sure tho people will be willing to take a chance on it. Mr. Hanson could show all his fifteen cent pictures at the Orpheum if he wished. Now just give it a trial, gentlemen, and 1 am sure you will have the patronage and good-will of ihe majority of the L*th-bridge theatreffoeiv. Your* truly, J. H. PARKER. SEC ND ANNUAL SALE \ DIAPEPSIN UR, ACID STOMACH In P(v� Mlnutaal No Dyepvetia, HmH* burn or Any Stemnch Misery. Sour, gaeey. upset stomach, indigestion, heartburn, dyspepsia; when the food you eat ferments into gases and stubborn lump*; your head aches and you feel sick and miaer&ble, that's when you realize the magic in Pape's D lap ope In. It makes all stomaoh misery vaoiBh In five minutes. If ycur stomach revolt-it you can't please, for your sat?e, try Pane's Dla-pepsin. It's so needless to have u bad stomach^make.your next meal a favorite food meal, then take a little Oiapopsin. There will not bo any distress-eat without fear. It's becaus� Pape's Dtepepsin "really does" regulate weak, out-of-order stomachs that gives it ite millions of sales annually. Get a large fifty-cent case of Pape's Uf ape pain from any drug store. It is the quickest, surest stomach relief and cure known, ft acts almost like magic --it is a scientific, harmless and pleasant stomach, preparation which truly belongs in every home.-Advert. rN DEFENCE OF AL ROSS The Editor Lethbridge Herald:- Sir,-Re a. letter la your paper of Pebiuary 23rd. "A Woman's Observations," to discuss the local bout or tight of a few days before. 1 will not attempt to answer thiB letter Ui detail, but feel It my duty to answer it, at least, in bowt. 1 will start with the sentence wrojpe Af. B. Ttaytor claims these bouts have All the earmarks of a fravmeup. Now I am not acquainted Witfh any of {fee opponent* of Al Hose (the local figtter). but I do know this, that Al Hoss would have nothing to do with a bout that would be ceiled a j frame up. He is a good sportsman and I think anyone that has watched him tight will agree with me when I say he goes Into any tlgh't to win and if he cannot do that fe� will at least fight and lose like a man. As to being guaranteed 'i certain amount of money before they will raise la fiat, I know that the local fighter never went Into the ring with any such guarantee. He goes in to -win aad * imply takes 4 L i � r& + 1 -i!j i 4 t r-' - ^ Mi ' T. r * i mm (Shorthorns and Herefords) MILLIONS Every year from Coasumption, Millions could havo been saved if only common scaie prevention bad boen used in the first stage. If YOU A HE a Sufferer from Asthma, Bronchitis, Catarrh, Tleurisy, "Weak *-unGs, Cough and Colds-sil Die-leases leading up to Consumption-* tuberculosis, YOU AKE interssted Dr. Strand^ard's T. b. Medicine, rite for Testiznooials nnd BooUeU E BTBAWDOARB'S UT.DICTNE OO, 2ti::-2B5 Yciitie RtrMt, Toronto. uiuiuiw. j wi^ow made so by tlie ravages of war. is in a continuous There ^re elght mXMra in this family. . get it regulated, four of them are married, one of these also ia widow with an orphan ohild made so by the ravages of war. Tho only remaining brother has enlisted in the British navy and is in training at Halifax, leaving four -Bisters at home with the mother. Now 1 understand the government has made proviek>n tlval. at least one shall be left to the mother out of her family and it M. K. Taylor still thinks this boy should go to war pleaae wrHe end say so, but also state in the letter how tnsvny doar relatives she has in the war and how many more she would like to send, etc. I must also say there has been a slight mistake in the figures as to the amount of thi� purge these men received, as 1 happen to know the local fighter received * Htile over three hundred dollars and the man from the east received a little leas than ithree hundred dollar** and �s you seem Interested in the nice little "'blow out*' these men are to hare, 1 would like you to understand that the local fighter sent the largest half of hjs purso home to his mother. Now I think this is right in line with your Red Cross or Halifax relief either, the cnly difference being that he was not looking for any notoriety over it, In regard to the local fighter's exemption, M. hi. Taylor mutt have very little faith in the sincerity or judgement of the local tribunal to even eug-gest that, they pass any oaso, only on its merits. The person in question did not come before the local tribunal until last Monday and 1 do npt know whether he will be" exempted or not, but AT ONF.O'CLOCK At FARMERS' FEED BARN LETHBRIDGE \ 70.head of high class richly bred bulls and females of the most popular blood lines and by some oi the most noted sires of eastern Canada. Noted Shorthorn families represented are Duchess of Glost-er, Minas, Crimson Flower and others Herefords include an imported Anxiety bred bull, and several winning show animals. If you are in the market for good strong breeding stock, plan to attend his sale. Majority of females are bred or well along in calf. J. H. PATRICK & SON, Owners HOME ADDRESS-JLDERTON, ONT. S. W. PAISLEY-AUCTIONEER. CLOSING OUT SALE OF FARM STOCK AND IMPLEMENTS At the Owner's Farm, three miles straight east of Spring Coulee. ON TUESDAY MARCH AT ONE O'CLOCK SHARP HORSES-22 head of horses and colts; 1 team hay mares, "7 and 8 yearn old, weight 3200; 1 hlacU gelding, coming 4. weight 1 �00; J hay geldings, coming (i. weight. IfiOO; 1 brown gelding. S years old, weight 1300; 1 grey "gelding. 7 years old. weight 1300; 1. grey mare, It years old, weight. 1500; I grey mare,' 7 years old, weight 1350; I. team black mares, 7 and S years old, weight 2500; 1 hrown mare. 9 years old, -weight, 1200; 1 grey learn gelding?. S years old, weight 2600; 5 colts coming 2 yours and four yearlings; 1 saddle pony, gentle. All mares have been bred lo registered JJoi*t:heron Siallion. MACHINERY 5 aeln good work harness; 1 stork saddle* 2 gang plows; 2 hinders; 2 discs; 2 sets four section harrows; 1 drill; cultivator; mower; rake; 2 wagons; grain tank and rack; lhi*esher's water tank and pump; buggy; blacksmith's outfit; nnd some household furniture. There will be absolutely no reserve. The owner has sold his farm and is leaving the country. Everything must he sold lo the highest bidder. TERMS STRICTLY CASH HAROLD W. BESWiCK, COL. A. STiTSWORTH, Owner BERT KELLY, Clerk Auctioneer UCTION SALiK OF 50 HEAD OF MARES AND GELDINGS AT THE LETHBRIDGE SALE AND FEED BARN ON THURSDAY, MARCH 7th AT ONE O'CLOCK SHARP 1 pair sorrel foldings, weight about 2700 lbs.; 1 pair bay greetings, weight about 2800 lbs.; 1 pair bay geldings, weight about 2750 lbs.; 1 pair bay geldings, weight about 2600 lbs.;' 1 brown mare, 4 yeara old, weight 1300 lbs.; 1 pair brown mares, weight 2300 lbs.; 1 good saddle horse; 2 saddle ponies; 1 yearling colt; 3 2-year old colts; 1 team bay geldings, weight about 2500 lbs.; 1 pair bay geldings, weight about 2400 lbs.; 1 pair brown geldings, .weight about 2400 lbs.; 1 pair black geldings, weight about 2400 lbs.; 1 pair black geldings, weight about. 2450 lbs.; geldings, weight about 110 each; above described horses all broken; 10 mares, not broken, 5 to 8 years did, weight about 1100 lbs. each. THIS STOCK WILL BE SOLD AS THE OWNER IS SHORT OF RANGE. TERMS CASH. J. A. SMITH, Auctioneer AUCTION SALE SATURDAY, MARCH 9th AT STOCK YARDS, BARONS, ALBERTA AT ONE O'CLOCK TWO CARLOADS OF EXTRA GOOD Ranging from 4 to 6 years old, weights from 1200 to 1450 pounds. Terms Cash. E. C. PECK; Owner L I I I j r rt 1 i ;