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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 18, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR bout the ap.^ pointment, not. even Police Coinmia-, sioner Hnright being taken into the: Pte. McLean Dies Suddenly -Death of Asst. Principal of Schools (From Our Own Correspondent) Macleod, March 17.-Dewltt Johnson and Mrs. Johnson, who have been spending tho wlntor in California, returned this Week, and are delighted to get back to 'Alberta. California is a nice country to visit In, it Is a nice change from here, but give us Alberta.' Mr. Johnson begins at "'once for the seeding, and will crop a few hundred acres of grain for feeding the boys at the front, and thus help win the war. Tho Cadllac Cup having takc,n up its residence in Macleod, will remain for some time, or until the visiting boys are able to put up a gamo to capture It. Word was received today by Mrs. Baker, that her brother Georgi; Taylor, a member of the Princess Pats, was killed iu one of the recent engagements. Geo. Taylor joined the 13th, went overseas with the 50th, and was later transferred to the Princess Pats. He was a fine type, of manhood, a good soldier, and made the supreme sacrifice. Sergt. Alexander of the R. N. W. M: P., received a message today that his son James Alexandor, was seriously wounded, and to await further news as to his condition. Throe brothers are in France, the others have been wounded, but are back on duty. ThV Next-of-Kin opened their rooms Saturday by an afternoon tea. which was a great success, all the officers are well satisfied with the result, and they are now ready to assist those who may need their help. M. Donohue and family, who have spent the winter in Macleod, arc moving to their farm, north of town. �. Glllan and family having spent the winter months in Macleod. are now preparing to return to their farm a few miles south of town. J. Paisley, of Beaver Heights, and family, have moved Into Macleod. Mr. Paisley having sold his ranch and will now take up auctioneering. Pte. McLean who joined the 191st. and since been attached to the Medical corps, died suddenly in Calgary, and received a military funeral here Friday. Miss Cody, assistant principal of the Macleod public school, died in the hospital Sunday afternoon after an illness of two weeks, following an attack of pneumonia. Miss  Cody was teaching in this school for the past four years. She was a sister-in-law of Mr. Brown, the secretary-treasurer. St. Patrick was made a welcome vis.- Farmers Here Decide To anize Pistrict U.F.A. Farmers within a radius ot about 20 miles ot Lethbrldge. who are members of the U,F.A.P took action at a public meeting. In. the K.P. hall Saturday afternoon which will result in the early organisation ot a district U.P.A. bore, the first to be formed in tho province, and the meeting Is also likely to result 1b the establishment hero ot a centrat office for the district organization with a permanent p�l secretary who will look after tho Interests of tho members In their co-operative undertakings. The meeting was attended by about -75 ihembers from ell parts of the district represent fug in an unofficial capacity five or six local U.F.A's. Dunham Preterite Plan W. A. Hamilton, president of tho East Lethbrldge local, occupied the chair and Introduced S. S. Dunham, asking him to place before thesmeet* Ing the proposal and proceed with the election of officers until they had had the matter up in their looali, and had received the sanction of those bodies. A meeting therefore will bu held again shortly when accredited de-legatee will be present from each local. It is thought every local body In the district will approve the formation of the district U.F.A. and at the next meeting organization and election of officers can he completed. Those present at the meeting felt that great possibilities had been opened up by the new plan and the U.F.A. movement in a large area around Lethbrldge will receive a now Impetus which will make It a practical benefit to the farmers In more waya than one. LIBERAL M. P. ENGLAND DEAD London, Mar. 18.-Sir Swire Smith, Liberal M.P. for the Keighley division of Yorkshire, died in London Saturday. He has travelled extensively la America studying technical educational methods. His work at the Keighley Institute caused Andrew Carnegie to offer $50,000 for a library for the town. It was the first Carnegie library in England. Sir Swire was born In 1842 and knighted in 1808. NEW ISSUE Offering of $6,900,000 Five Year 6% Refunding Gold Bonds CITY OF MONTREAL DATED 1st DECEMBER, 1917 DUE lat DECEMBER, 1921 Interest payable half-yearly-lei June mod December. ^ Principal and Interest payable in (Jold at the City Treasurer's Office, Montreal, or at the Agency of the Bank of Montreal, New York. Bonds issued in Coupon form in denominations of $160, $500 and $1,000. ISSUE PRICE-PAR. A full half year's interest will be paid 1st June, 1918. The bonds therefore give a net yield to the investor of about 6�%. THE BANK OF MONTREAL, Fiscal Agent of the City of Mont-real, is authorized to offer the above-named bonds for public sal* on behalf of the City,"at par, without accrued interest, payment to be made in full on 3th April, 1918, against delivery of the bonds at any Branch, iv, Canada, of the BANK OF MONTREAL, or of any ^,Ih" \',PliS*nl m*yi,P�c�y� or ** Agency of the BANK QJ MONTREAL, New York or Chicago. The issue is made to cefund a like amount of Montreal Tfcrie. Year 5% Notes, the original issue having been made for publit works, in anticipation of a permanent 1� Beginning 25th February, 1918, applications for the bonds will be received by the BANK OF MONTREAL, MONTREAL, or any of its branches, from whom application forms and eopjes of the prospectus giving full particulars of the issue mjjl be obtained en request- The offering is subject to withdrawal on or before the ltth March, 1918. � ~ "'"".r * Applications should be addressed to th� BANK OF MONTREAL, MONTREAL and should contain full ustrucu'ons as to place of delivery and payment suitable to the applicant, and the denominations of bends required. . . k^^^44Mi^^^j:M^ The issue is made with the approval of the Minister of Finance, Ottawa. ;