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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 14, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TEN THE LT'THBRIDGK DAILY HERALD THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 1918 Local Auto Club Gets Away to a Good Start The Lethbridge Automobile Club got away to a good start at the annual meeting held in the board of trade rooms last night, ami ovcrytliins points to a great season's activity. The club is out this year to show remits to Its members, and with the cooperation of every one of the 300 members it expects to sign up in the next few weeks, much will he done for good roads betterment In the south. and in the way of posting iwd marking the trunk roads in all directions from Lethbridge. One of the ftrst ta�ks to be undertaken will be the posting of the Trans-Canada route through ths Crows Nest, Lethbridge and Medlolne Hat out to AValsh. V. E. Green, th� new president of the club states tb*t he ia f;oing to Macleod and Taber shorrty to organise clubs there, and the cooperation of the Medicine Hat, Wheat Belt Club of Bow Island, Taber, Mac-\leod and Crows Nest'Pess associations has been promised the work of post-nig the main highway across the pror-, lace from Crows Nest to Walsh. As ' tigs is part of tie "All Red. Houte" as the Victoria-Halifax highway la to ' bo called, the roart will be posted red. ' Permission has been obtained ftvm ithe proTlnclal telephone system to use Vths telephone poles along the war f*r lice eiras, whioh will be psioUN} In ?Md ok the poiqs at eatch road titme-'�cotton. metal mignt will t� al-fjtwed. Mew QffIoe re Vitm PwtMemt XL B. Oeeeti �m li kit* ltd U� (UeoUQd of ctfmn for the year resulted as follows: Presidont-V. 15. Green. Vice-President- O. T. Lnthrop. Secretary-Treasurer-J. R. OllTer. Directors-J. W. Bawden, F. E. Spooner and A. K. McGuire. Chairmen of Committees- Good roads. 1'oter Lund; membership. A. C. Saunders; entertainmeut, Alien Jack. Memberahip Fee The membership fee this year is ! five dollars. As the Lethbridge club Is affiliated with the Alberta Motor League, Vice-President Green being viee-preeldent of that organisation, two dollars of each membership will ! go to the prOTtncial league. In return ! the loasU flub will receive the emblem i which each club member will carry on hts car. This is the Albert? coat of arms, with Provincial Motor League ' cross the top and Lethbridge Auto j Club across the bottom. These em-' blems will be available in about two 1 weeks' time and on their arrival a two i or three day campaign for members � im likely to be Inaugurated. The club elaced its stamp of appror- j ml on the vehicular traffic bylaw pro- I Dosed by (he city, and this will now j b* given its third reading aud mn*Mh only....................C�VD extra spsoUl, 10 Blue Ribbon, per 2y3 lb. pack' b*�"fo�................. Me Rajral fli-in 0*9, per box, 5 Bar* Mr *......*........ 25e KSjovah Health Salts, per tin 20c Or+Mpple J�tly, per f lajo It 01., atth................... 36c Arrirrlal Blaeulta, pkt. ,...... 5? ftfawn, �ook�r�. '/i* m* 20c �lue Ribbon Coffee, par pound tin ....................... 48c age ................... U.19 Pancake Flour, per pkg... 20c Swlffa Shortening* apodal, 3 pounds.............. . 90c S paunch .............. $1.45 Finnan Haddta, pee lb. tin.. 26c Crlsco, 1 lb. tlna, spaoM 2, 78e Cream �f Wheat, apeofat, per package.......... >Sc PLEASE NOrri, NO SPECIALS CHARGED BUT WE GUARANTEE THt quamty Of* THESE GOODS. WI-mavt A FULL LINE OF OARDIN SEEDS. DRY GOODS SPECIALS OtaMt'Dreaaa* -a* too and S1.1S Chlldren'a.Rempere, each ,. SOe Overall Apron*, regerier fife, apeolal ............ ____ 7Se Khaki Handkerchiefs, 2 for 26c SUPINA & SON 230 THIRTEENTH STREET NORTH balance in the bank in $105.5."), which is considered very satisfactory. Many Autos In South In his report President Green stated that 50 ner cent, of the automobiles in the province are in the southern district, south of Calgary, and Lethbridge should have the largest club in the province. He said also that, as the money from auto licenses, are to be spent on the roads in the districts producing the revenue, the southern part of the province should hereafter receire greater attention in road building, in this regard it was decided to write Hon. A. J. McLean pointing out to him the great difficulty hi securing teams and men for road work, nnd urging on him that the 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 will also be sent to the legislative committee of the Provincial Motor League urging that a close watch be kept on road legislation this session, and expressing approval of the new bill just introduced by Hon. Mr. McLean, minister of public works. L Demand is Big--�Farm Lands Selling1-New Communities Heally legitimate real estate trade Is more brisk in Lethbridge and in farm lands in the district today than it has ever been. City property is moving every day. Newcomers are flook-lng to the city and being unable to rent bouses, they are buying, and the unfortunate tenants are finding themselves scrambling for another house. There is a bigger demand for Improved property than at any time since the boom of 3912. There will be a number of private houses built this year by owners, but very few for rental purposes, and by fall the housing situation will be really critical. A measure of relief may be afforded by the erection of a number of apartment houses. The Herald understands a couple of syndicate's have practically decided to build modern apartment houses. It is also stated on good authority that another syndicate Is considering the erection of a large hotel, while another company or capitalists have opened negotiations for the purchase of a large downtown business block which they are considering as a hotel proposition. Farm Land* 8ell Fast Farm lands are moving more briskly than city property, however, and it is here that the big influx of new settlers will find an outlet for their capital. The brokers in the city state that they are finding a hard time to keep their listings up to date, trade has been so brisk. Every part of the south is receiving new settlers, but the new district between Stirling and Foremost is now receiving more attention than ever, the former holders of this stretch of land baring decided to put it on the market. It is stated tha.t there have been 60 newcomers on the town-site of Skiff this week, and that quite a lot of building is in sight there for the summer, as a large community is springing up south of that point. Thousands of acres of land south and southwest of Skiff have been bought by settlers this spring at prices ranging from $15 to |25 per acre. South or GraBsy Lake also there is a Dig movement in land, several large deals now pending. Mayor Hardle returned yesterday afternoon from Edmonton where he had boon in attendance at the legislature on matters relative to the financial condition of the various cities, the col; lection of outstanding taxes, otc. Tho Herald was unable to secure an interview with HIr Worship this morning as he was busy with various callers, but he had time to say: "They sat 011 us at every turn up there." The mayor referred particularly to the request of the cities of the province that the government collect a portion of the Patriotic Fund by means of an income tax. While in Edmonton the mayor attended � meeting of the Military Hospitals Commission of which he was a member and brought hack voluminous reports of the work of tho commission during the past year. Several recommendations are being made to Ottawa in connection with demobilization, the care of returned soldiers, the land settlement scheme, re-education, etc. FELGER MUST PAY 1750 AND COSTS For Harboring Wife of Van Dsrn, a Farmer Near Lethbridge Calgary, March 14.-Mr. Justice Walsh has found Charles Felger, a farmer in the Lethbridge district liable in damages to Edward Van Dorn ot Lethbridge, in the sum of $750 and costs for wrongfully and against the will of the plaintiff, receiving and harboring and detaining Anna Van Dorn, the plaintiff's 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 the house work, under a contract which was to continue until January 1, 1018, for which plaintiff was to receive the [ proceeds of the crop to be raised on j 22 acres at the expense of the defen-I dant. I Van Dorn left defendant's farm on | July 15, 1917,' taking the children with him bnt the wife refused to come with him, claiming that she was anxious [ to perform' her part of the contract and get her share of the proceeds of the crop. Mr. Justice Walsh acquitted the defendant of any impropriety in his relations with the woman, but thought that he might have done more to ali^7 the suspicions of the husband, and that had he done so the plaintiff would have stayed on and finished his contract. Judgment was therefore given for plaintiff for $750 with costs taxable under column 2. H. Ostlund, of Lethbridge, for plaintiff; C. F. Harris, for defendant. Public School Board Will Consider Whole Question of \ Salaries AMERICANS HELD Tekin, Mar. 14.-It Is confirmed that the two American engineers captured by. brigands In North China and held prisoners for ransom are E. ,1. Purcell' of Philadelphia or St. Paul, Minn., and G. A. Kyle, of Portland, Oregon. OF FISH TRUST Seattle. Wash., Mar. 14.--Fedoral court decree's"'were Issued yesterday ordering dissolution of the so-culled fish trust, tho five ullogcd company members of which were indicted hero, in July, MM 4, on charges of violating feho Sherman anti-trust act. 7'ho Booth Fisheries company and the San Juan Fishing and Packing company, two of tho defendant companies were also fined the maximum amount. $5,000 each. Fines of $J,W)0 each were imposed on the others. 16 DEPORTED Tlnvniiii. March I,'!.-Dr. Walter T. Schoelc, who was indicted in Now York In 1D.16 for placing bombs on allied ships in New York harbor, was deported from Cuba today in custody of an American detective. FOR PROPAGANDA Rome, Mar. 11.-Pope llcnedict ha,s appointed Cardinal Von Hossuni, who was the first. Dutch member of the Sacred College, prefect of the congregation of the propaganda. HOG PRODUCTION It is a matter of the greatest importance that Canada should increase her production of BACON HOGS and other live stock as there is at present a world-wide shortage of meat. Good markets for some time to come are assured. IN THE UKRAINE Amsterdam, Mar. 13.-There has been an intensification of the fighting in the Ukraine, where the ranks of tho Maximalists commands are receiving reinforcements from bodies of Czech and Austrian deserters, according to a Berlin dispatch to the Rheinische Weatfaellsche JSeltung. The Germans, the dispatch adds, have been frequently engaged in furious batUos wifli bodies of such men and when Uiey fall into German hands they aire shot. With the cost of living climbing, the teachers of the Lethbridge public schools yesterday appointed a dele I gatlon to wait on the school bop-rd at I Its regular monthly meeting to urge i a rearrangement of the schedule witlt J an upward revision, and various other , minor requests. The subject was dts-| cussed for the grener part of the . meeting and the..reault was that Chair-' man Johnson and R. R. Davidson j were appointed a special committee to investigate the whole matter and re-j I port at a later meeting, j The resignation of Miss J. M. Kim-j ball from the teaching staff was re-1 reived and accepted and Miss A. S. \ Kleason was appointed in her stead.; The city clerk wrote asking for the! hoard's estimates for the year to be I in the hands of the city council as' soon as possible. The board is await-. inE tho auditor's report for last year j before preparing the estimates, i A new insurance schedule, endorsed by the underwriters, has been prepared, and will be printed and submitted to all the insurance agents of the city asking that when new policies are being made the new schedule be adhered j to. The schools will close for the Easter ; holidays on Thursday, March 28 and .'will reopen on Monday, April 8th. The February attendance report ' shows: JURY DISAGREED THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE will gladly make loans to assist farmers in good standing to acquire live stock. Montreal. March 1|.-The Jury dls-atrreod in the court of Kings Bench today in the case of Joseph Rosano and Halratore Paralla.. who were tried on a change of having murdered Francisco Frietta luat fall and the two accused will have to be triad again, possibly durikg the present sitting of the court. Enrolment, for month .., Average daily attendance Percentage ......... Term enrolment....... New pupils........... Pupils removed....... 1918 1819 1616 88.84 1917 67 21 1917 1665 1430 86.44 1726 10 22 GERMAN CLAIM Ml iLethbridge Berlin. March 14.-Three entente machines of a snuadron flying toward tin; city of 1'Yeiburg were brought down army headquarters announced today. On the Franco-Iielgian front yesterday, the statement adds, two enemy airplanes and three captive balloons � were brought bo earth. � RECORD PRODUCTION OF * MILK * --. � Sacrameito, Civllf., Mar. 14. ? -A world's record production previous record was 902.1  pounds of 111 ilk made by River-  side S.idle Do Koll Burke, owned in Woodland, Calif.  The Toronto 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 well-balanced, 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 Thomas Mason & Risch Piano Used "the home or the victrola' AND THOUSANDS OF RECORDS EVERY STYLE-EyERY^PRICE, f||f|lb �R Y0U_T0,SELECT,FR0M. JvijsfcR - Balmoral Block LethbriJgc tfre" tb^ Custom Tailoring is your only assurance of clothes satisfaction. It Is your guarantee of getting all wool fabric*, high quality workmanship, cerreot style and absolute perfect fit. Play safe. Buy good clothes-smart. Individual refined clothes-In short buy Rldoath custom tailored spring suits and overcoats. T. G. RIDPATH vm Tailor to Men and Women ' 407 Fifth Street S. Phone 730 Lethbridge, Alta. M ;