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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX THE LKTHBH1DGE IJAU-Y HERALD TUKSIM Y.MAY 8.1017 SOLDIERS' UNO Hon. Dr. Roche Explains -Men Keep British Sel- llers in the Empire Ottawa. May the tins evcuing Hon. Dr. J. Koche, lutiksler of the interior ImrodueeJ Ihe resolution upon which a bill pro- viding for land settlement Tor roturc- (d solders will be based. Dr. Roche saitl ihey expected a rush of itnml- graiion after the war. The HrKisli recognized this aud wani- t. The legislation would at ply to all soldiers of Cnuada am) Gresi llrluiu or lite oiher dominions. Dr. Koohe cxpUlu- eO the inuu erUiriUri.i tills- which had already vatseO In New Zeulaud end Australia, the Mew Zealand act was administered by a land board. Five hundred were for relumed soldiers to disposed ot hv ;te meiiioO of lous term Lease or by sale. The Australian land settlement ueoldeU upon ni a conference Leld iu Feb- ruary, lenveen the comuiou- and siaiff, it decided lhat as ihe states in Australia all controlled their UnJ. ihey should give '.to land aud ih? conituomvcalih should provide ihe money. The eom- monwealth will make Joans 10 the stales and they in tutu will loin lo ihe soldiers uoi more than live hun- dred Many Do Nol Want Land. Dr. Itot'he saM vhit It was a ques- tion cl bow mauy soldiers would waul 110 mile on the land. It was ilitc lo maKe rven an amiroximaie- es- Mauy returned soMlcrs who LEGAL NOTICES cd lo fceep UriUsti seders witlilu ihe haj b'ceil farmers origiualk staled empire. This was important both j lhftt lUev dlj UQt itvlemi to bacfc from an economic and national [Tp (he aud lhftt lh-. were good enough for them. Dr. llochc added lhal the Saion was not amenable lo supervision aud ihe re- turned soldier would to decide his owu ftUocaiiou, but ihey en- deavor lo give him as much guidance l The legislation Ihe government pro- poses provides for four thiugs: [Selling aside of such areas of ihe Farsuant to the directions of ihejmlnlnn laud in such locations as are there will be offered for recommended by-the board of corn- sale at public1 auction by Frank Wnd-j niisaicmers It'Is proposed lo appoint rtinston QI ihe Court. House in the to administer tbe work. City ol Lethbridgfi on Monday, ihe to be given home- ol 1 1UU Jjli l OF LEAVIH, IS DEM) Ifnlimely End of Popular Citi Mny LG 2Sth day of May. 1917, at 2.30 o'clock in the afternoon. I-ot T in 2, Lethbridge Plan 123D, also of record as plan 26a P. This property Is situated 313 Vth Avenue A South, one block from n car line, on a lot 25x110 feet, and has n ivo-storey frame dwelling upon iL lilted with electric light and bath and connected wilh rlly water and sewer. The property will be sold subject to n scaled reserve bid free from all en- cumbrances save ihe exceptions and steads of 160 acres. j provision Ior agricultural instruction to Inexperienced men. 4th_provision ior financial assist- ance by way of loans lo those who are recommended as having the requisite skill and likely to succeed as fanners, for the equipment, purchase of and implements. The loans are up to 15.100. These were the main provisions ol the legislation which would apply only to Manitoba, Saskatchewan and where..... J i Canlstoij, May the ot are called to mourn the loss of one of the rising young men of this lO'A-u. Word came today that Willafd D. Sorenscn. M.D.. old- est son ol Mr. and Mrs. Sor- had been unable in survive the operation for of soiue iwelvv or (iftoon days previous. Ua arrived Ui Cardstoiv one week before his ilcmiic and on his drive om lo l.oaviu Qi the lower itlc? wcurrcd. Ur. Lynn allonded him at Leaviit aud did all His was railed by from Ihclr home at Kdgertou. Alberta, anil ar- rived before hU death. Dr. Sorcnsi'ii attended high school nl and look tuedlral course after teaching for sborj, tmie, qt London. Ont. Ue has been successfully] at KdEorlon. Alberta, and has a prl-1 vale hospital goinp nt tbal polut. The' sei-ond son, A., was reported wounded iu acTiou recently in the Her-1 aid. A Liberal nominating convention Is; beluG called ior Wednesday. May IClh at Csrdsicti. 7.30 p.m., for the purpose f naming the standard bearer in thisj wlieu au election comes! off. A cordial invitation Is extended lo ihe ladles to he present. Mr. Mar-i lias senrti iuc pcwjilo vre" and no opposing candidates are being heard from, so lhat it would seem lhal there is every prospect of his succeed- ing himself. ff Town Council The meeting ou Wednesday night saw a very busy and profitable dispo- sition or the town business at ihe council chambers. .Mark Spencer was duly Installed as successor elected of H. rsrjsrfiJS.sr-ss cale of lille and taxes for the current jeer. A deposit of la per purchase price to be paid at Lime of sale. Further particulars as to payraem of balance of purchase price and lerms and conditions of sale to be made linown at time of sale or earlier upon application to auctioneer or McDO.VALD TfGHE, Imperial Bank Edmonton Vendors' Solicitors. Ad. 0- MORTGAGE SALE OF FARM PROPERTY Under and by virtue of the power ot talc conferred by The Land Titles Act upon the Mortgagee in. a cerlaia memorandum of Mortgage and pur- suant lo Lha ordur rJsi o( the Hrgla- Irar of the Soati AlLarta Land Regis Dislrici. there U hereby offer- ed for sale subject lo the approval at the Hegislrar of the South Land Registration District the following lands and premises, Bauiely: 1. The most westerly 49.5 chains ot Section 3, ToTvnship 3, Range 24, West o[ the 4th Meridian. 2. All that portion 0( Section 32, Township 2, Range Weal of the 4th Meridian which lies to the ol St. Clary's River and south of the surveyed road running in an easleilr and westerly direction through the north halt ol the said section; all that portion ot Section 31, which lies Lo the east of SI. Mary's River and to the south ot the aforesaid roid, and all that portion of the north half ot Section. 29, which lies to the, east of SL Mary's River. Tenders will be received by-the UD- tierslgnfcd Eulfcilorc up to the 31st day ot'May, 1917, for the purchase of the above mentioned lanOs and prem- ises. No lender necessarily accepted. Tenns of sale: 20% cash al the ot sale and lie balance accord, log to 'terms and conditions to be obtained upon (be un solicitors. as They wished." It had been decided, however, not lo confine tbe financial assistance to tbe returned soldiers in the ibree western provinces hut to make loans to soldiers locating on the farms In any province. The legis- lation was to assist returned soldiers to locale on the land and to assist In increasing agricultural producliou. Dr. Roche' added that nolbing could adequately compensate fhe brave boys who had 'been subject 10 such hard- ships and sacrifices and who had won the admiration ot the world. It was not meant as a contribution tut mere- ly as affotdins them, preferential treatment. Nothing Very Much. Sir "Wilfrid Laurier said llm was very important legation Kesled the house go into committee at some future date. Apart from the monev loan, he said, the government offered no more to the soldier than was ottered to the settler. His Im- pression was that very little was left ot the homestead land, but there was a great deal in the hands of private He asked it there was any- iuiub cscopl the loan. Dr. Roche replied that there was the agricukur- il training. Open Up Reserves. A. Huchanan put forward the suggestion that-there was land held as Indian reserves and as lease land, tut in nearly every case tbe reserves were far loo laree for tha Indians lo UEC llLCin, they might be taken "over the soldiers. Dr. Roche said this proposition would Invite the purchase >f Indian lands and in that ease ihey could not be given to the soldiers ws Telling you briefly of ihe many New Things which we .'-f'> have received during the past two or three See These Handsome Silk Suits Direct from New York THERE ARE ONLY A LIMITED QUANTITY OF THESE NOVELTY SILK SUITS AND BEST OF ALL NO TWO ALIKE. THE DESIGNS ARE'QUITE STRIKING, LARGE COLLARS OF SPORT SILK COMING WELL OVER THE SHOULDERS. SOME WITH EMBROIDERY WORK OF COLD AND COLORS. LARGE POUCH AND SADDLE POCKETS ON COATS AND SKIRTS. THE CQLORS ARE BURGUNDY, RUSSIAN GREEN, NIGGER BROWN, NAVY, BLACK. SIZES 34 TO WORTH EASILY J5.00 TO 110.00 A SUIT MORE THAN WE HAVE MARKED THEM FOR TOMORROW. _ and Still a good assortment of those to Lady Gordon Suits If you need at all we wouRl advise you lo sec ihe wonderful Intrgnlns no arc ottering in Ladles' Xew Spring Suits. Thesg Lady Gordon Suits were scut lo us on consignment (or QUO week only. We handlfe Ibem on a Email margin. Tho styles arc all new slnco Kasler, You tan'buy suits here worth up to J50.00 Tor u few days more al ACTUAL DESIGNS OF TWO OF THE NEW YOBK SILK SUITS AS ADVERTISED TODAY.' will buy you a smart Coat worth easily or about20to choose from, good assortment cloths sizes The New Sport-Collars are Ready for you Tomorrow Novelty Collars in Ihe new sport designs en silk, crepe tie eheno and georgette materials. These came in by Monday's express. See tlwui In our windows ami show cases. They .are Ihe last .word In collars. Prices from 51.00 to Novelty Stripes and Sport Dot Silks for Wash Dresses Another ble shipment ot these Striped Tul) Silks Just received- Suitable for separate waists. Also some sport designs on poufice silk [or-suits ir.d Per yard 51 and Tenders musl Tie addressed to the fendeTOlgDed solicitors market! DATED at thls'llh fsr of Mar. 1917. CLARKE. CARSOX, MACLEOD CO. ,fikG. N. Vendor's Solicitors U.S. 10 SEND aahington. 3laj- war dc- parlmenl announced today that or- ders had been sent out for the rais- ing .of nine regiments of engineers for duty al the earliest possible morn enl on the communication lines in France. These troojis will he In ad- dilfpn to the forces contemplated !n the army plans. Re- cruiting points for the regiments win be New York City, SI. Louis, Chicago, Doiton, PLUsluirg, Detroit, Atlanta, San Francisco and Philadelphia. A NEW WAY TO SAVE THE PROVINCE ALHERTA OFFER TO THE PUDMC Province of Alberta Savings Certificates In denominations of Ten Dollars. One Hundred Dollars, and One Thousand Dollars, These Certificates will bear interest ;it the rate of five per cent, jrer auiuini, compounded half yearly. Certlllcales are redecmaMo In three yeara, tut may bi cath-d at any time on the demahti of Ihe holder. ABSOLUTE_tKCURlTY OUICK CONVERTIBILITY 'For fTiU.'lQformallon.write or apply lo W. V. NEW30N, Deputr Provincial ___._ ._ KdmoTiton. May Ladies' Home Journal Patterns Arrived Today All Ihe nfvw iisy patterns as displayed In the Ladles' Ilcme Journal and also many nthfer alylcs as in the free cople.i of Good Dressing-arc HQH- in-slolik. No patterns here over mittee, and oecomes a member ot the finance and other commit lets. Tho Uoiial routine business of pass- Ins ot hills, estimates, nnd reviewing the work done on culrerls and irater mains was put through. The pelition of Ihe ratepayers for the extension nl the water mains the east side ol Lees Creek was duly considered and the town solicitor ask- ed to (he necesary petition in form for the water users "to sign. QuartfiHy Conference The quarterly conference ot the Al- herla stake began Its sessions at 10 a.m., today. The attendance nl the opening meeting was not large as usual. No visitors were present from the general authorities, though two members of Ihe general re'.ief society board were reported delayed at Coutts owing lo the C.P.R. train nut walling for the Great Northern. Edw. J. Wood presided at all the services and the stake choir E some very creditable renditions. Prts. Thos. Dure reported that all the 1C !wards had oeen visited since the he- pinning ol the year and all ward an-' conferences held eicept at Lea- I GleuTVood and the two Cardslon wards. i' The speaker urged the planlirE of all the fWSEihle acreage to help Ihe world's food supply, advised that Hie work be done well and the blessings ot the Lord invoked u'pori ttie hus- bandman's efforts. Assistant choir leader, Tlr. Scott n.'llrown gave a very pleasing solo. "HI go where you want me lo go, dear Lord." Pres, Wood accounted tor the at-] tendance because of the funeral of br. W, D. Sorcnsen at Lcavill and the preTalencn ot measles in many homes.! A just tribute of praise was paid by 1 the speaker lo our able represents-1 lives at the front and to Maj. H. B. Brown and Alnscough. with oth- er officers of the TSth O.M.H., orrfcroil home, whose men had all been in small squads lo fill.up the gaps fn j the lines of the allies. This great war would extend the 'i'jertles of '-be jieor' pies ot Europe, and the speaker in vot- ed'the hlessings ol providence on our nation, Ihe great mother Country and Ihe nations allied with us, especially the .one Irom which so many had come lo this goodly land. A. L. Smith favored the assembly1 wilh a voral solo. Major Brown Speakt Upon invilallon Major H. U. Brown, 111 liccn ordered with many oth- er oflkcrs back lo Canada, recalled tils last experience In the tabernacle before leaving for Franco. M'hen the enltelcd like many other regl- menlB, they irere promfBed.lhat they would go as a unit, Imt mUilary necea-______________________________ ally na'J this promise be-j __ ipg realized. The men had been lakeii j _ In small 'drafts to [ill up the gojia' sided and limn; was a full cliuir leu until only their officers were left. Kv-j by Mr. Jamsa fx-avitt giving ihe.EClcc- ery officer had ofTered his services lions "Nearer My Owl lo "We to KO 10 France and when the largest! Shall Meet Ueyond Ihe and draft from ftla sfjuadron had hern i "Farewell all Earthly Honors." Mr. C. made he had ottered to take any rark f- Broivdhent the opening prayer, to accompany them, bul he liatl btcm i'he apcakor.q wern Messru. OY K. Ca- told. "Xo, we need you as a noon, Thou, li, Jacobs, I Up. Kdward Lravill, of OlcnvvoofJ; H. The speaker madn. personal refer-1 WIlliamH and Up. G. Smith, One ence lo a number of the boys nnd was; lady, (Mrs. I, M, Coombs paid a fine proud of (he record being made by the irlhutc to the work ot the deceased as members of the 13th O.M.II. a mutual Improvement offlceh Al the afternrxjn service the Cahoon gave Ihe sola "My Knth-! llc had Ihe right ol way. -Mesdames Ly- cr and Mr, C'oombi dfa J. Brown, KHzabcth Hammer, I "The Tcm-her's Work ts Done" with Ellzabelh llhoOa lllnman, all relief society officers, an'd Misses tivelyn Ilarkcr and SnalG Pllcher were the speakers, and by of variety reports were made by nishopg J. T. Brown and Wm. Duce for Ihe Cards- ton wards and Mr. D. Osnorne Wright for the religion class organization. Rome very good vocal were given between the short addresses ol the speakers, A. B. Cure and Mlaa Ruby wllh a fine dint, Minn Annie Walker wllh a soprano fiolo, and Mnssrn. Cure, Mcrldew and Hmltli In a male quartette rlellghtcd their hcar- cra. Tim thofr usual nang with spirit (he opening and closing hymns. Funeral Services The funeral of Dr. HorcnsCn wan heir] at the LcavItL assembly hall at L30 p.m., Saturday, aTiil there TVBS a large attendance of friends and palhfzcrs. Blchop W. 0. Smith Complete Stock of Ladies' Fine Summer Underwear now in stock Without fear of contradiction nay Hint pur slock of IntUcs and children's undenvcnr Is Uic largest In Southern Alberta. Nn matter .what you require in cotnliluallons, vcsls or drawers. Reg- ular or oulslies, we have tbtin. Ladies' Combs., 35c to Fiuesl Piric IVibbeil Comblna- llona. Wilt son's, I'cerless or "Collier Cut" make. Short or no sleeves. or light kncea. Sizes 34 lo -H. I'laln or fancy trim. 20 ulllorenl siylea-now iu Ladies' Vests or Drawers, In Tests we have au utilluiilcil nssorl- rnent. In llalc, .cotton or silk. "Cumfy Cut" Ihe hi nil Ihnt do not slip oK the .shnuliicrs- Parous Knit and Knit. Drawers to match.nil vests at tho same price. Sizes to 44. Children's Vests or Com- binations, 15c to 75c Watson's CoinblnalfonH for the children. In nil sizes nov.' In stock. Light nnil ined luin weights In vests and drawers In all sizes up lo 14 years. Just rccclvcU. Draperies to Brighten up Your Windows Scotch Nets 35c That are 5pt; .anywhere. We liavc an eilra large stock and offer j-ou 5 or different patterns In ecru, while or L'rcnm. "A. Inches wide. Al! the same low price. t i'aucy :i5c While vol'Ja for beilrpom windows wilh a. lionler of 'roses on edge. These make dainty rwirtdov.' Irlms and arc In- expensive. Xuvclly For boxes, slrle curialnn and otn.r. uses. The flncsl lot of crelonnca WG have ever, shown. See the new blue bird, Rharlow TO3c and'ltlack and while Liylit Prints at, yarrt "45c At this price these prlnla arc cxcert'onal values. They are principally light grounds neat stripes and floral designs. 32 anil 34 Inch cloths. Worth ISc yard. N Fast Color Galatcas, yunl 'Xte ALsolutely fast colors, Matcrlnh suitable for children's -wear, house dresses, ajirona, lii dies wide. Neat stripes. Scotdi 22c A Heal CiOotl quality of imported Scotch Clnghams In large, medium anil small chccVa. Pink, blue and green. Also plain plnli.or aky. r Cloths al, yani 18c A to the material for rompers, IIOUKC dresses, etc, 12 different patterns anil colora. Nceil.i rio Irtri-', ing. v Another of CORSETS Frouls" al for those ivlio do not care to pitf "fanry prices" for a front luce corset Ihese D, ft. 'A. and Warri- ors "KuBt I'roof" CoraelH. Ffve fllffcrerii models in slock all sizes un Lo KlasUcTops A popul.ir corse I H for and slight flfcnrcg, hletlt wclglil ballcte wltli wlilo hnnda of clastic at top. Sizes lo 26 only. Girls' WHisl.s (o WjUi only, n ftw hones or wltboul.. Garters attached. Styles 7 la 1C yeafg, The Farmers Fire anil Hall rnsur- Bri cnlerjirlso Urn 'I1CO of rauch lecllng. Mr. Jacobs of recounted the experiences of the deceased with whom he had aaspcTatcd as a student al Norman flcnool some ele- ven >'carsxhack. Fife expressed the kindliest sentiments for the deceased and for his young wife antl child, Up, W. (J. Hmlrli Rpohc ot Ms 18 years' aasoclation wllh the'deceased In hla ward, aird feelingly of the ijcreaved wile who hnd collaflsnd as c tlzcn5 o[ 6 10 M en Hni1 5r- l1, Mr- -'ohnston, Ihe manager of Iht wmpany, should be read very carefully and re-read because U shows what would seem lo be a rational eolutfon of ihe ve.xed riuestlon of hall Insurance. No doubt If Lethhrldgc District had not Kclztd Uila opportun- Itj', tlial Eooner or later some other district would have, adopled the plan that Is'outlined by Mr. Dunham's let' This Is constructive, ns this inlfcK In need ot. Our farmeri rtrc yiuw lo'put this plan Into operation Without 1iurT ilcnlng thomsclvcg. promotcrH realize Ihe liiiporlancc of follownVr; Ihe conservative outline that Mr Dun- ham avggostcil, rinu nrc SIinltiR al Hlahlllty first and voluinc of business secondary.-- .Killi this [n view It IB Ihclr liitrnlloi] nol, to; begin nclual fngurance buelneas unlfl they liftvo fitifffclent uithscrihod stock to make them R9 larec or larger than any bth- conipaiiy operating- (ti (ho itrovlncc. In following tlilg course (he farmcrfl arc demonstrating Ilia I they can handle thclrJown problems themcelvea If given a fair opporlun- to do so. Indeed when we atop and Ihlnk fora moment of the BUCCCSS that such Kanncrfi Companies ae (he Cm in Gialn blid the funeral cork-ge lelt Ihn liorctc aridimuc'n as hna already es was unable to lie prVir-nl. labllahcd Itself, not only ai Hie lian- cnscn had Irten Riicccsaful In hln pro- fesFlon and wtmld hrj greatly'mlsired by Ihe people of Alhcrla. Tlic closing i.raycr was by Mr. Frank l.cavlll. LNDl 10 UULIMIUU l-l] .in lyilLllinUI JS 7 fm f Icr, us It BCtraa lhat this Is really llic Comuany, Round bOldlron or ITiC- rirnblem. H la meet and i-roper, that as Cabinets have been -Invcnrcfl' In which all >ral llic licails of .llvitifi diickeas can In cncloiwil .Ior, Jurilga- ner wlicat groivim; district In Ihe Dominion, bill tin being the dlBlrlcl In which Iho cily arc taking advarictd slcpR bs' cn-operallng wltii the farmers In nny mailer llial Is of ccr.cral InterpfL to llic connlry, thai nnd llic f.cthbrldee clfetl Itc ftlan lhal .will (jucsl'lon eatlnfaclorlly handle llic at Ihe farmers Insurance. are malting In lines tlial they are en- gaged we reason why lhat a company compopiid of faimcrs should not make l popiid ust A grcal or even jjrcalcr success of Ihclr Insurance business. Hill from the city's point of view, (here are Bllll other reasons why tho clllzcns of should also get behind (he movement, The head of- fice of Ihe company In.lp be Ixjtli- litldgc. The main buelncsa o[ Urn company will be done The null meeting of llic nlian holders will be licld. ll.erc. The llic mcrs movement, the "presjilenl of llio ward pf-irailo, and ollicn (ulerestcd In IhcVgcnerfll developmenL of Ihe Southern Qoii'nlry, have for a- long ;lrhe lelt' the need o! ft meeting oltlic fariilcra of the district, In such a way as Ilila filock 'bbldera ahuusl meeting w'giild prnvlile. Al such a meeting, liuestlpns ot local Jnlcrcsts for ihe general Bood could titi dlEcllis- ed; siicli: (jucsllonn.as llic supplying., of the niJcdB of tho community In llie rf nny of 'Internal storage ilcyalor; tlm providlngf of means of obtaining of' water Mr stock ami .domcslle use In thn Southern (Country; Ihe general Improvcrhenl of Irunk' roads; llic. loca- lion of Normal Schools aiirl many other fiucstlnns Ot somcffhal local but .1 public: (merest In which tlie clly and i tlie tarmcrs godctaliy. Interested could be very much profitably hanrllcd If an annual mccl- Ing or leading farmers of the sur- rounding country, such as tills slock holders meeting would provide, wGre held In the' clly. Taking li nltoKelhcr llic organiza- tion of tills company Indicates, and heara proinlee of'confllrucllvc leader- ship for Iho general sood, arid accomrillshmcnl of grcnlcr things than any one thing of VB klml'thal hns ycl developed In our midst. hespcak for the Karmcrs Kfto and Hall Insur- ance- CdrN'MAy ft gteat'fuUrro, mn( all, tlllzcnn luloreslcil choulil give H IHclr mnsl carcfil consldcrnllon. ;