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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 22, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, MARCH 22, THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PARE SEVEIt FAILED TO REPORT, Blaiimore Draftees-Funeral of Soldier Held at Coleman- Capt. Lyon Home Hie House-wife's Dependable Ally (From Our Own Correspondent) lilairmoro, March 21.-A young man who said ho wan t'rniu Lethbridge was i.ukon In by tlic Il.N.W.M.P. fcecausu ho Inul no exemption papers cm liiui. Ho .said ho was oxaininoil by a doctor and declared unfit and thought that was all lio needed. Another man hailing from Ilillcrest waa found who had not reported. Heine a miner lie was under the delusion that he did not need any papers. They were bofli escorted to Calgary. Two parties were fined oi^ Tuesday for not. having licenses. The one had uot his automobile licence and the other failed to produce his chauffeur's license. t'JQ.OQ and costs for both of them.. ' IJte. Charles Stowart is down from Calgary for a few days visiting his mother. He was also the bugler at the funeral of Lieut. Charles Dunlop at Coleman today. Const. Carter was in Calgary over Sunday and reports a splendid time hearing the discussions at the forum on that day when U. Kllon of Lethbridge watt telling all about the Mormons. I Capt. Lyon Home. Capt. Lyon, who recruited here the 192nd Battalion and has lately returned from the front, and also gained considerable notoriety over the Bailey case in Toronto, arrived in town this morning. iTis friends were very glad to see him. He is looking fine and does iiol seem to be worried about the Toronto affair. He still reiterates the statement bo made for the press last week that ho never told Bailey that 90 pur cent, of the soldiers at the front wore drunk on Christmas. Capt. Lyon has lived hero for many years, being one of the pioneers of the place. Ho came down from Calgary specially to attend the funeral of Lieut. Charles Iiunlopuvho was one of bis lienleuants in the i'.iand. Capt. Hunt of the Prank sanatorium was in charge of Lieut. Dunlop's lun-eral atColeman, and the school cadets of the Blairmore public schools under Principal Pearson were engaged as the firing squad. A large number of Oddfellows from Bollovuo and Blairmore attended the funeral of the late Bro. Lieut. Chas. Dunlop. Lieut. Dunlop was one of the loam from Coleman Lodge that assisted in the organization of the I.O.O.F. lodge in Blairmore in 11)10. Hev. W. T. Young of Frank was greeted with a large and sympathetic audience last Sunday evening in the Union church when he ably and clearly discussed the subject "The Church and the Miner's Union." .Mr. .1. Montalbctti received a card from his son Peter from, Toronto yesterday. Pte. Peter Montalhetti joined the C.M.C. at Calgary last summer but is now with a machine gun'section in Toronto. He left tor that city about a week ago. Pto. Goodwin of Calgary is around in the interests of the Great War Veterans' association, and is having considerable success. The high school this week is enrolling the "soldiers qt tho soil" from the eligible scholars. PAID OUT TO DATE MOTHER! YOUR CHILD IS R IF TONGUE IS COATED, BREATH BAD, STOMACH "SOUR, CLEAN LIVER AND J30WEL3 Give "California Syrup of Figs" at once-a teaspoonful today often saves u sick child tomorrow. If your little one is out-of-sorts, half-sick, isn't resting, eating and acting naturally-look, Mother! see if tongue is coated. This is a sure sign lh&t Its little stomach, liver and bowels are clogged with waste. When cross, Irritable, feverish, stomach sour, breath bad or has stomach-ache, diarrhoea, sore throat, full' of cold, give a tea-spoonful of "California Syrup of Fhja," and in a few hours all the constipated poison, undigested food and sour bile gently moves out of its little bowola without griping, and you have a well, playful child again. Mothers can rest easy after giving this harmless "fruit laxative," because it. nevrir fails to cleanse the little one's liver and bowels and sweeten the stomach and they dearly love Its pheasant, tast^. Full directions for baib-ies, children of all ages and for grownups printed on each bottle. Beware of counterfeit fig syrups. Ask your druggist for a bottle of "California Syrup of Figs;" then see that it Is made by the "California Fig Syrup Company."-Advertisement. Building-tip for the Spring Attack �t the Front is a good deal like putting the body in condition for an invasion of the germs of grip, pneumonia or " Spring fever" here at home. At this time of the year most people suffer from a condition often called Spring Fever. They  feel tired, worn out, before the day is' half thru. They may have frequent headaches and sometimes "pimfjy" or pale Bkin and white lips. The reason for Hub is that during the wintertime, shut up within doors, eating too much meat and too little green vegetables, one heaps fuel into the svsteni which is not burned up and ihe clinkers' remain to poison the system - a clogging up of tho circulation-with inactive liver and kidneys. Time to put your house in order. For fin invigorating tonic which will clarify the blood, put new life in the body, sparkle to the eyes, and a wholesome skin, nothing does so well as a glyceric herb extract made from Golden Seal root, Blood and Stone root, Oregon grape . root and 'Wild Cherry bark. This can be had in convenient, ready-to-use tablet form at till drug stores, fifty cents, and, has been sold for the past fifty years aa Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery. l!v reuson of the nerves feeding on the blood, when tho blood is pure the nerves feci the effect, am? neuralgia or other nerve pains disappear because such pain is the cry of the starved nerves for' food. When suffering from backache, frequent or scanty urine, , .rheumatic pains here or there, or that constant tired feeling, the simple way in overcome these disorders is merely to obtain Dr. Picrco's Anuric from your lUagfiist. In tablets, fifty cents. .__ Ottawa, March 18.-Some interesting figures regarding pensions paid by the government were made public hero tonight. Up to the end of October last, the time when an increase in pensions was authorized by ordcr-in-council, the monthly sum of $127,1.8!) was paid to disabled soldiers since the war began and $l:!0T,-701 monthly to dependents of soldiers who had given their lives in the j country's service, these together' making a monthly expenditure of ?4;:-t,!>0!>. A statement issued by tho board ofj pension commissioners give tho de- ] t^ils of tho number of disability pen- | sioners, dependent pensioners and j amounts actually paid from the com-j inencement of the war up to Oct. 31 i last, that is up to the time when pen- j sions were increased. When stalls-, tics after that date are made public ] they will, of course, show a consid-; erablo increase over the old scale and | It is expected that duringythe com-; ing financial year the average month- j ly payments of pensloaa will exceed $1,000,000. From the commencement of the war up to the end of October last, 8,177 disabled soldiers were awarded pensions, this number being made up of ^',234 officers, 1,07a non-com-missioned officers, and 6,870 men. This small army of disabled heroes was divided into five classes according to their disability, and the total amount paid to them each month was $127,189. Widows of soldiers in receipt of pensions totalled 5,896, the monthly amount distributed on this account being $199,188, which, however, does not include a gratuity equivalent to two months' pensions, which is paid to widows in every-case with their first pension cheque. The children of pensioners mentioned above,.. In roBpect of .whom allowances are being paid, amounted to. 9,946 and these drew a monthly sum of $81,078. Also 327 orphans of soldiers of all rank3 received $3,921 per month. The parents of deceased soldiers further swell this list to thev number of 1,763 and were paid tho monthly sum of $43,361. STALLED THE TRAIN Heavy Snows Cause - New Schools Are To Be Built in District (From Our Own Correspondent) Foremost, March 111, 1918-The f*. P.H. embankment at the oast end of the town went out. with Monday's freshet. The culverts installed by the company on the building of the line have proved adequate for the carrying off of the water In past years but the heavy snow and the sudden thaw of Sunday and Monday proved too much for the capacity of the aqueduct and by two o'clock Monday the water had ^risen to a depth of over twenty feet. By four o'clock the depth was around seventy feet and the water had commenced to cut a course through the embankment. At about five o'clock there was a roar like that of heavy cannon and tons of water and earth went rushing down the coulee. Some forty feet of railway track was left suspended in mid-air. Later in the ovoning another piece of the embankment went by tho board. There was no train service to the east today and the Manyberries flyer is stalled in Foremost for the night. Tho flood threatened for a time to carry off the plant of Mike Leismas-ter and the stock of the Foremost dairy but little damage was done and the magnificent herd escaped with a few wet feet. Mike is doing business as usual. Mr. P. Druin, of Fraser & Druin, returned today after a three weeks' vacation spent in Chicago and other points. He is looking fit for the coming ordeal of a heavy rush of business during the season now opening. After spending the' winter in California, Mr. J. J. Watson returned on Saturday's train. Mrs. Watson went to Vancouver to meet him. A. J. Donahoe, who has been absent on U.F.A. work for some two months, returned home on Saturday. The Foremost Red Cross society of the North Side gave a dance in Smith's hall on Monday evening. The Foremost Red Cross society, West Side branch, are holding their weekly meeting in the Municipal hall on Saturday, March 23rd. New Schools. There promises to he a large and active building programme by school boards in this Inspectoral division during the coming summer. The local Inspector of schools reports the building of at least five and possibly seven schools of four rooms or over. The days of the one roomed schools are rapidly passing nwuy and in a very short time thora will ho only consolidated and town school*. Mr. John Krantss, some miles south of the town,, was the victim of the cattle rustler. A fine cow was stolen, sold and butchered. The local A.P.P. is working on the cane. Washington, Mar. 21 -Permits for the months of April, "lay and June have been issued by ih" fuel administration to a large numtu:r of coal operators for exports of coal to Canada. C. A. Magrath, fuel controller for Canada, has been given the privilege of calling upon the fuel administration to i3sue permits to any shippers who may apply to him. The administration announcement says that all shipments of coal to Canada during the last seision were upon the same basis a's if Canada were one of the states of the union. In return, Canada furnishes coal to this country. Much of the product, that is used in the northwest state* como from tho mines of British Columbia. > GETS 15 YEARS Burlington, Vermont. March 22. - Harold Macley, of Holland, Vermont, was found guilty by the federal court yesterday of, disloyal utterances and was sentenced to in years imprisonment at Atlanta. Witness testified that Mackley had said ho was proud of his German blood and if forced to fight against the Germans he would plan to shoot a number of Americans before he was killed. GETS CROSS OF WAR Kingston,-Ont., March 22.- Word has reached the city that Lieut. W. S. McCann has been awarded the Croix De Guerre for valuable services in the field at PasBChendaeic Lieut. McCann has been at the'front about two years. He is a son of ex-Alderman McCann of this city: Said a cheerful old bear In the Zoo; "I never have time to feel blue. If it bores me, you know-To walk to and fro, I reverse It and walk fro and to." A CHOICE, If you must sit and sigh, And have the blues, Why don't you try To realize That there are sighs and sigh*, And blues and blues, From which to ehooan, There's Heavenly blues and blues of tranquil seas, ' Both pleasant-if you have them, pray havo these; And when you sigh, be like the turtledove, Who knows not grief, and merely sighs for love. London, March 22.-Tho particulars of the splendid deeds for which the following Canadian infantrymen won the Distinguished So.rvice Order haVe been published as follows: Major Krnest Victor Coltyer led his company with great, skill and courage. He was the first lo enter the �nemy trenches and although wounded, he continued to lead his men until the objective was reached. The enemy launched a counter-attack which hp broke up. Lieut. William Hope King took command of the company when the commanding officer was killed in an advance. Although wounded, he led the company into the enemy trench, vheTe ho was wounded again. He continued to direct the company until the entire enemy garrison were captured or killed. He then directed the withdrawal of his men and carried a wounded sergeant out undor heavy fire. Lieut. James McCormick led a bombing party and captured an enemy gun, killing the crew, he reached the objective, took command and beat off four counter-attacks. Lieut. Edward Lyman Abbott, awarded a bar to the Military Cross, drove the garrison from the enemy's position and disposed of a hostile working party. Ho then blew up the enemy dugoutB. Lieut. R. T. Hodge of-the flying corps, a native of Toronto, has been awarded the Military Cross; Ho shot down fourteen enemy aircraft In three months. JF AIRMAN MISSING Paris, March 21.-Second' Lieut. Prince De Tonnay-Charet, one of the most promising young French aviators is missing. He has brought down seven German machines. IN BRIEF. Eat less; breathe more. Talk less; think more. Ride less; walk more. Clothe less; bathe more. Worry less; work more. Waste less; give more. Preach less; practice more. UNRESERVED AUCTION SALE OF PURE BRED AND GRADE Pcrcheron Stallions, Mares and Registered Stallions ON SECTION 30, TOWNSHIP 6, RANGE 22, 0 MILES NORTH AND 4 MILES WE8T OF MAGRATH, ON Saturday, March 30, 1918 AT ONE O'CLOCK SHARP Norman 2721-73797, S years old, about 1900 lbs.; Registered Gertrude, No. 70775, 7 years old, black mare; Registered Victoria, No. 70778, 7 years old, black mare; 1 gray mare, rising 2 years old, eligible for registration; 1 gray mare, rising 2 years old, eligible for registration; 2 colts, rising 1 year, eligible for registration; 1 grade Percheron stallion, 6 years old, 1900 lbs. FRENCH DRAFT, Katherine, registered No. 20991, grey mare, 9 years old, 1600 lbs.; Floiaine, registered No. 22512, black mare, 8 years old, 1600 lbs.; Marlyss, registered No. 2270S, black mare, S years old, 1500 lbs.; 1 standard bred stallion, 6 years old; 1 grey mare, 6 years old, in foal, 1600 lbs.; 1 black mare. 6 years old, In i'oal, 1600 lbs.; 1 grey mare, 8 years old, in foal, 1100 lbs,; 1 black mare, 9 years old, in foal, 1500 lbs.; 1 black mare, 9 years old, 1400 lbs.; 1 bay mare, 6 years old, in foal, 1500 lbs.; 1 bay mare, 4 years old, 1200 lbs.; 1 bay mare, 3 years old, 1300 lbs.; 1 black mare, 8 years old, 1200 lbs.; 1 brown mare, 3 years old, eligible papers, ,1300 lbs.; 1 bay gelding, 2 years old, papers, 1100 lbs.; 1 hay gelding, 2 years old, papers, 1200 lbs.; 1 grey gelding, 2 years old, papers, 1100 lbs.; 1 bay mare, 2 years old; 1 bay mare, 2 years old; 1 black gelding, 2 years old; 1 bay horse colt, 1 year old; 1 brown horse colt, 1 years old; 1 bay horse colt, 3 years old, 1300 lbs.; 1 black horse colt, 3 years old, 1250 lbs.; 1 grey horse colt, 7 years old, 1600 lbs.; 1 bay horse colt, 7 years old, 1400 lbs.; 1 Shorthorn roan bull, 3 years old, Durham, Bob, 113232. All the above stock, leas the colts, are broke to work and ate in good condition. This is a rare chance to find as many horses and colts of such good breeding belonging to one man but the' proprietor is a real horse man, having sold his farm and going to retire, everything will be sold. NO RESERVE. TERMS OF SALE-Half cash, balance to be paid November 1st, 1918, on approved joint note* at 8 per cent, per annum on all credit amounts. 5 per cent, per annum on all credit amounts for cash. ALBERT WOCKNITZ, Proprietor JAMES A. SMITH, Auctioneer %4i CONFIDENCE MAN SENTENCED London, Ont., March 21.-Charles Mailings, Chicago, confidence man, was sentenced t,o threo years in King- i ston penitentiary by Magistrate Gray-' don here today when he pleaded guilty to bigamy, desertion and two charges of theft. Ho was sentenced to two years for theft and to three years on , each of the other charges, the aenPeu- i ces to run concurrently. HEAVY FINE Sandwich, Ont., March 22- What Is believed to bo tho heavie'st fine ever imposed by a police magistrate in any of the border citiss for a first offense was paid in the police court hero this morning by William Talbot, a negro of this town, for violation of the-*Tem-perance Act. It amounted to $500 and $25 costs and was imposed by Magistrate Breault. > �_* . . . . _ _ _ _ p > TRAIN FEMALE AGRICUL- * TURISTS ? Toronto, March 22.-Sir William, Hearst announced in the legislature yesterday afternoon that a free^ course for 1300 female students at the Ontario agricultural college would bo given, beginning May 1 and lasting till May 22. They will bo instructed in all kinds of agricultural work and board and room will be supplied at $5 a week. Do Not Pais Up The Moline Universal Tractor The Opportunity Is Yours Today Do Not Regret It Later. "Investigate Now." Remember This Is The \xA Word in Tractors. They Have Three Improvements Alone Which Save i Much Power. "It carries no useless dead weight." "The plows are hitched right close up." "No Useless front wheels to push." " . "The Moline Universal is all Tractor." "No better Tractor is made for tough sod." "This tractor in all its details is absolutely guaranteed by the Moline Plow Co., who are the oldest farm implement makers in the States. "It is made in the lasgest Tractor factory in the world." "An automatic force feed oiler. Carburetor, Holley Automatic. . 'Clutch. Cone type faced with Raybestos. Governor, centrifugal ball type (enclosed) running in oil. "7500 sold in 1917. 20,000 contracted to build in 1918." "The man .who derives the Tractor runs tho binder." "It is absolutely A ONE-MAN OUTFIT." 2 cylinders, size A, 2 plows in breaking, 3 in stubble. 4 cylinder, size B, 3 plows in breaking, 4 in stubble. Size B is a self starter and runs a 28 separator. 50 per cent reserve power. No running on full capacity. You can have delivery today. No waiting. Repairs, a full stock Will be kept in Lethbridge. Expert will be kept solely for Moline Tractor work. "Service" is and altvaj's has been the watchword of the Moline Co. The price is right,' no other maker can' touch it. The quality is guaranteed and $19,000,000 is behind it. Remember it Is the last word in Tractors. W.KEITH BELL 1212 6th Avenue South, is the Local Agent for Lethbridge and District. Phone 1301, CATTLE FOR SALE Cattle for Sale. Very Highly Bred 400 Cows, 315 two yean old heifers, 250 two year old steers, all native Montanans, bred and raised, now located on Blackfoot Reservation, Montana. 1 140 head of two, three and four year old steers, of which half are thigh grade Aberdeen Angus, now located on Teton River, near Collins, Montana, Great Northern Railway, Shelby line. 200 selected high grade Hereford bows, age 3 to 6 years old, bred to strictly choice registered Hereford bulls, coming 3 year olds, located near Cascade, Montana, on Great Northern Railway. Also at Cascade, Montana, Polled Angus bulls,, 6 coming three year old, 4 coming twos, 5 coming yearlings. The bulls are thoroughbred and registered. Also a few thoroughbred cows and heifers. IF INTERESTED IN ANY OF ABOVE LOTS CALL OR ADDRE38, T. C. POWER & BRO. HELENA, MONTANA. Knight-Watson Ranching Company, Limited, offer for sale one of the largest and best herds of Hereford Cattle in Canada, consisting of Cows and Calves, two-year-old Steers and Heifers, yearling Steers and Heifers, also a number of good Hereford Bulls These cattle are all one straight mark and brand Owing to the sale of part of our lease we are compelled to dispose of these cattle this year. Parties interested in part or all of these cattle will kindly address us at Box 713, Lethbridge 'A Knight-WatsonRanchingCompany Hill Block **** 49727?50 21516504 ;