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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 14, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PkCIR TE!f THE LETHBRTOGE DAILY TIERALD THURSDAY, MARCH 14, Auto Club Gets Away to a Good Start The LoUibrldge Automobile Club tpt nway to a good start at the nnnual Ineetinc held In the board of trade Tooms last night, and evorythinK .folnts to a great season's actlrity. The club Is out this year to show results to Its members, and with the cooperation ot every one of the 300 members it expects to sign up in the next few weeks, much will be done for good roads betterment in tbe outh. and in the way of posting aad marking the trunk roads in all dJrec-tlons from Lethbrldge. One of the ffrst taiXs to b� uadet^ taken will be the posting of th* Tran�-Canada rout* through the Crowi Nest, Lethbrldge and Medlolne Hat out to Walsh. V. S. Green, ttat a�w president of the club states tta�t be H noing to Macleod and Taber sbortty to organise clubs there, and the cooperation of the Medlcina Hat, Wheat Belt Club of Bow Island, Taber, Mac-Vleod and Crows Nest'Pasg associations Sias been promised the work of post-i^\g the main highway across th* proT-luce from Crows Nest to Walsh. As ' tUs is port of tho "All Re4 aoa��r" the VJctorta-HaUfaz highway U to { IM collod, tho rooa will be posted.rod. /VotmiBrion haa boon obloined %om {[(ho ptoTlBciai tol^hoae syatom tp �te ^'n. 1*0 aoMi olgaa IrU ol-fllfwoC How wriooiv for the year resulted as follow*! President-V.B. Green. � Vice-Fresldent-O. T. Lathrop. Secretary-Treasurer-J. R. - Ollror. Directol-a-J. W, Bawden, f*. B. Spooner and A. R. McQulre. Chairmen of CommHtees- Good roads, Peter Lund; membership, A. C. Saunders; entertainment, Allen Jack. Mamberahip Foe The membership fee this year Is fire dollars. As the Lethbrldge club Is affiliated with the Alberta Motor X^ogue, Vice-President Green being 'Vice^reeidont of that orgaDlaation, two Uollan of each membership will CO to tlte vroTtnoial league. In return the loMl club will receive the emblem which each club member will carry on hJa car. . This is the Alberts coat of arms, with Provincial Motor League �crooe tho top and Lethbrldge Auto Club across the bottom. These emblems will be avollable In about two weeks' tlBie and on their arrival a two or three day campaign for members is Bkolr to bo Inaugurated. ^ Tho.cMb flaood Its stamp of appror-�I on the TOhlcular traffic bylaw pro-fiosed by (he cUy. and thia will now ho glvea its third reading and made !aw�. T*o club will ask tho city to iavo tto bylaw printed tn handy form and will mdortake to look after the diHrlbiMio* *B every atttok)wiier la the LeIMvMgO Aatriet so lhat drtrenrs �ii�t teUlartao theiBBolTos wltk. tbe anloa. Vbo-lroaawor ropartod.roeolpts>-IMt jmm ^^Stikttom. lOl iae�bon. IV A IjIrth^lMi? child is It ofty loiitf re-membere^wi^en the gift is a^l^ of iAdams Black Jack. A' 0ck ft day aiwai � Pure Chewing Gum m "�I PfliOnel7$6 II^M^>Mr 2^ lb. '^S^  i 0   e� Paneako Plour, per pkf wiflfo hortenln^ �oaoh tmW-Lm�kI|n� oatr. -f-UI. W . Blue K^awali HmIUi tatti, bop tin aOo nigfiili *lly. M.> tim^ W 01., inAiAdl �liiuii9rpW.>V.'.V., �o mimtm, Mmf, ^moIi fOo .ilaoMMen Coffee, pound tin........ �o paek* , aoc ,.....;.,...:. 90c  ��o-vft'c�. o�r* '^^ come are assured. Mt VANC0UVER8 LEAVE  FOR TORONTO Vanqouver, Mar. 14. - The Vftncoiiver Hockey team, winner of th6 Pacific Coast League championship, nrrh-ed back In Vancouver this morning from .Seattle, where they acfilovod their notable victory last night and left at four o'clock this afternoon lor Toronto whence they hope {o return with the world's championship honors. balance in the bank is $105.65, which Is considered very satisfactory. - Many Autoe In South In his report President Green stated that 60 per cent, of the automobiles in the province are in the southern district, south of Calgary, and Lethbrldge should have the largest club in the province. He said also that, as the money from a\ito licenses, are to be spent on the roads In the districts producing the revenue, the southern part or the province should hereafter receive greater attention in road building. In this regard it was decided to write Hon. A. J. McLean pointing out to him the great difficulty tn securing teams and meu for road work, and urging on him that tho latest improvements In tractor-drawn graders should be secured so that the roads may be put into condition to meet the demands of the fast increasing traffic. A letter wiy also be sent to the legislative committee ot the Provincial Motor League urging that a close Watch bo kept on road legislation this session, and expressing approval of the new bill Just introduced by Hon. Mr. McLean, minister o( public works. L DemaRd is Biff-Farm Eands Selling-New Communities Realty legitimate real estate trade Is more brisk In Lethbrldge and in farm lands in the district today than it has ever been. City property Is moving every day. Newcomera are flocking to the city and being unable to rent bo.uaes, they are buying, and the unfortunate tenants are finding them-selvea acrambllng for another house. Mayor Hardio returned yesterday afternoon from Bdmdnton, where he had been In attendance at the legislature on raa,tter� relative to the financial condition of the various cities, the cob lection ot outstanding ta�es, etc. The Herald was unable to secure an interview with His Worship this morning as he was busy with various callers, but he had time to say: "They sat on us at every turn up there." The mayor referred particularly to the requett of the cities of the province that tlte government collect a portion of the Patriotic Fund by means ot an Income tax. While In Edmonton tho mayor attended a meeting of the .Military Hospitals Commission of which he was a member and brought back voluminous reports ot the work of tho commlsstou durltig the past year. Several recommendations are b^Ing made to Ottawa in connection with demobilisation, the care of returned soldiers, the land let-tlemcnt scheme, re-education, etc. FELGERISTPAY $]50JD COSTS For Harboring Wife of Van Dom, a Farmer Near Letlibridge Calgary, March 14.-Mr. Justice Walsh has found Charles Felger, a farmer in the Lethbrldge district liable in damages to Edward Van Dorn of Lethbrldge, In the sum of J760 and costs tor wrongfully and against the will of the plaintiff, receiving and harboring and detaining Anna Van Dorn, tho plalntifra wife. The plaintiff and his wife and five children went to live at the defendant's farm In April, 1917, the husband as a laborer, and the wife to do tho house work, under a contract which was to continue until January 1, 1918, for which plaintiff was to receive the proceeds of the crop to be raised on 32 acres at the expense of the defendant. . Van Dora left defendant's farm on There Is a bigger demand for Improv-, ed property than at any time since tHoj July 16, 1917,' taking the children with boom of 1912. ............"" There will be a number ot private houses built this year by owners, but very few tor rental purposes, and by fall the bousing situation will be really critical. A measure ot relief may be attorded by the erection of a number ot apartment houses.'.The. Herald understands a couple of. syndicates have practically decided to build modern apartment houses. .J It Is also stated on good authority that another lyndicate Is considering the osection ot a large hotel, while another ciimpany ot capitallats have opened negotiations for tbe purchase of a large downtown business block which they are conslderlag a* a hotel proposition.  � ^ Farm Landa Sell Foot Farm landi are moving more briskly than city property, however, and It. is here that the big Influx of new aot-tlera wlQ (Ind an outlet for their capl-taL Tb^ broker* la the city state that they are finding a hard time to keep their liatlogo up to date, tr�de has been to brtok. Bvery part ot the south li receiving new settlers, but the new district between Stirling and Foremost li DOW reoolTlng more attention than ever, tho lonner boldere ot this,stretch ol land liaving decided to put It on the market It is stated th%t there haVo boon 50 newcomers on the town-site of Skiff this week, and that quite a lotot building is in sight there for the aumm'er, as a largo oonamunity is springins up aouthV ot,. that ; point ThoiwaDd* of acres of land south and Boutbwoat of Skiff have been bought by settlors this spring at prices rang-Iftg trom \U to t25'per acre.'' South ot Grassy Lake also there is a Dig movement in land, several large, deals now pendiac. him but the wife refu&ed to come with him, claiming that ibe was anxious tq perform' her part of the contract a^d get her share of the proceeds ot the crop. Mr. Justice Walsh acquitted the defendant ot any impropriety In his relations with the woman, but thought that he might have done more to allsy the suspicions of tho husband, and that had he dono' so the plaintiff would have stayed on and finished his contract. Judgment was therefore given tor plaintiff for |760 with costs taxable under column' 2. H. Ostlund, of LethbHdge, for plaintiff; C. F. Harris, tor defendant. AMERICANiB HELD Pekln, Mar. 11.-It is confirmed that the two American engineers captured by, brigands in North China,and hold prisoners for ransom are IS.iJ. Purcell of Philadelphia or St. PAnl, Minn., and G. A. Kyle, of Portland, Oregon. / I OF FISH TRUST Seattle, Wash., ^ Mar. 14.-Federal court docreSl^were Issued yesterday ordering dissolution of tho so-called (Ish trust,' the five alleged company monibcr.s of which wore Indicted^horo in July, 1914, on charges of violating tho'sheVman anti-trust act. The Bwith \FlsherIes �c6mpany\ and the San Juan Fishing and Packing company, two of the defendant coropanlofl were also finOd tho maximum amount, 16,000 each. FIneii ot |1,I)00 each wero Imposed on the othiSrs.i '! r 18 DEPORTED Havana, March 1.1.-Dr. Walter' T, Scheelo, who was indicted in N(?w York in 1916,for placing bombs on nlllecjl ships In New York harbor, was deported from Cuba today in custody of un American detective. FOR PROPAGANDA Rome, Mar; 11.-Pope Benedict ha|� appoltited Cardinal yon Uossum,' who wna the first. Dutch rtiomher ot the Sacrod Collogo, protect ofithe congre-Batlou ot tho propafeanda. T PabUc School Board Will Consider Whole Question of \ Salaries i Amsterdam, -Mar. '13.-There has I been an intensification of the fighting; in the Ulirelne, where the ranks of tho Maximalists commands are receiving refntorceniants from. bodies of Czech and Austrian deserters, according to a Berlin dispatch .to the' RheinlBche WesttaeilBche Zeitung. The Germans, the diepatoh adds, have been fre'quently engaged in fori-a^s battles wlfli bodleia ot such men and they tall Into German' hands.they are shot. ^ JURY DISAORBBO CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE y make loans to assist farmers in l^tanding to acquire live stock. Montreal, Mareb The Jury dif-ogreod in tho court ot Kings Beach t^-day la th� c^ie of Jowph Rbiano apd DiUvatoro ParaUa, who were triad oh A duirte ot I|aving muipdered Fran-ciaoo Frietta loot till aud the two accused wMl bavo'to be tried agaii), poasibty durisi'ttirprefent.aitUBg of the court. �'�3'., ' . ' . With the cost of living climbing, the teachers of the Lethbrjd^e public schools yesterday appointed a delegation to wait on the school board, at its regular monthly meeting to urge a rearrangement of the schedule with an upward revision, and various other minor requests. The subject was discussed for the greater part of the meeting and the.result was that Chairman Johnson ahd R. H. Davidson were appointed a special committee to inyertigate the whole matter and re port at a later meeting. The.resignation of Miss J. M. Kimball from the teaching staff was received and accepted and Miss A, S Kieason was appointed in her stead. The city clerk wrote asking tor tljo board's estimates for tlie .year to be in the hands ot the city' council as soon as possible. The board is.awaiting the auditor's report for last year before preparing the estlmatea. A new insurance schedule, endorsed by the underwriters, has been prepared, and will be printed and aubmitted to all the insurance agehti of the city asking that when new policies are being made the new schedule bo adhered to.  . The schools will close for tbe Baster holidays on Thursday, March 28 and 'Vrlll reopen on Monday, April 8th. 'The February attendance report shows: 1918 1917 Enrolment for month .., 1819 1665 Average daily attendance 1616 1430 Percentage ......... 88.84 86.44 Term enrolment......,1917 1726 New pupils............ � 67 10 Pupils removed ... , !2l' 22 Braniph- R. T. Brymner, Mgn QBRMAN: CLAIM Berlin, March 1*.-Three entontf^ machines of a. aguadron flying toward the oUy of -Freiburg were brought down, ara^y headquarters announced today. � " On tho Franoo-JUelglan tront yoator-' day. the Btatemeat adds, two enemy airplanes .and three captiiVO ,b�Uoona wei'e broticbl to' oar'Ui, - ' �*���4.4>       RECORD PRODUCTION OF MILK , Sacrame'flto, Ottlif., M�r, 14. -A world's record produoMon of 018.6 pounds of milk wai made in the seven days ondBd Tuesday night, by Rapbo^Ua Johanna Aagle III., a rei|lster-*l HolBtein, owned by the N�� pa Stale Hospital, Tb�' best, previous record -Wa||� ROZ.l poiuidB of milk made by River-Bide Sadie De Koll BUrko, owned In Woodland, CslU. The loronto Symphony Orchestra UNDER its talented conductor, MR. FRANK S. WELSMAN will give this week, at Massey Hall, one of the most attractive programs in its long and distinguished career. Never was the Orchestra as precise, as welDbal-anced, and as efficient as'at the present time. It will be a joy to all music lovers to hear it portray the following, interesting numbers: . "Symphony in G Minor" (No. 40), by Mozart "Dance Macabre," Symphonic Poem by Saint-Saens "Mignon," Overture by Ambroise Thbinas Mason &" Risch Piano Used "the home or'the VICTROLA'' EVERY STYLE-EVERY PRICED AND THOUSANDS OF RECORDS rOR YOU TO SELECT FROH, Balmoral Block Lethbridgf I' Custom Tailoring is your only as-;..,41 I lurance of clothes satisfaction^ / \\ It la your guarantee o�,o�"jn9 all wool fabric*, J?;' hlfb quality wsrkmanahlp, cerreet etyla and abaoluW;' ^ X perfect fit. Flay life. Buy ao�d elotheo-omart, � Indlvldujal ro-fined clethet-in ahort buy RidtaUl ouitom tailorod pring aulto and ovareoate. T. G RIDPATH �fn;i Tailor to.Men and Women ^ 407 Fifth Street S. Phone 730 /: Lethbrldge, %I ;