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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 9, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VPAGE FOUR / THE ^ LETHBRroCE - DAILY * HERALD THURSDAY, MAY 9. DAILY AND WKCKkY Prokrlttora and PUbllshera LBTHBRIDQE HERALD PRINT-INO COMPANY, LIMITED ; ttS. fth fttr�al SQUth. Lethbrldga ' W. A. Buchanan Praaldent and Managing Director fltku l\)na&Qe  - Businofa Manager TSLF.PHONES BoalBMi Ottica '.............. 1262 Bditorlal Otiica .............. I2i* ybtcrlptlon .Ratsji: Balfr, aeliverad, par week ....s 10 Dally, dellvorJd, per year .....?B.OO Dally, by mal), per year ......$4.00 Weekly, by mall, per year .....11.50 Weekly, by moll per year to TJ.3..�a.OO Datep ot expiry of subscriptions appear daily on address label Accept aaca of papers rj:te. axplrstiui date U ' tvt atitiiorlty to continue the sub-'orlptipn. PICKED UP iif'^ PA SSfJVG ^O/? TUB Busy MAN "Allotted Span" are serving in our' armies Hcday. We roud the olhf.r ' day that when war broke out Walter ; William Clarke 'of Jforost Hill, lAin j don, who during the latter part ot last 1 century waa a sailor of the South Seas, was working in a biscuit factory. His three sons were among the earliest recruits in Kitchener's volunteer army. One by one they fell heroiCfUy doing their duty. There were gap.s in the ranks to be liUod-and the father, approaching the alloted span ot life, sought service. His silvery looks wore an obstacle, and ho failed at first. So ho determined, as he subsequently ox-pressed it,| to "dye tor his country," and the gray and white hair became dark overnight. He presented himself i . �" ''-^ ^"^"^ ,*',""r'''"�" -'^^"-^ , . ... ~ , 1 mg motor c;iri Louis Webb; Misses M. Coady and 3. Dun-Ivan; Mesdames W. D. Henry, Collins, E., T. Snowden, J. Patterson, E. E. James; Messrs R. J. McNabb, J. Stewart, K. McLachlan, W. McCros-tle, H. G. James, J. E. James, T. E. James, G. Koms, Alf, Jackson, Luke Ralsbeck; Mesdames W. McDougall, Angus McKay, F. Miller, II. G. James, J. E. James, G. KornSj^-Wm. Ledger^ wood, Walter Ledgerwood, Alt. Jackson, A. PetriB. One assoclate""mem-ber, MiBB Vera M. Plow. There has also been shipped to depot, Calgary, by the following lacfles: Mrs. T. Gwilliam 12 slings, Mrs., W. D. Henry 10 binders, Mrs. W. McNev-In 10 binders," Mrs. W. Turnbull 10 blndera, Mrs. Luke Ralsbeck 12 slings and 24 P. P. bags, Mrs. G. H. James 4 pillow cases and 4 P.P. bags, Mrs. Job Llewellyn 10 pillow chses, Mrs. Flotcher Johnson 10 pillow cases, Mrs. O. W. Larson 10 binders, Mrs. W. Llewellyn 10 binders, Mrs. J. H. Watson 12 13. P. rovers, Mrs. C. E. Flew 12 bed socks. Balance sheet to May 1: RECEIPTS Momborship fees and badges Donations, .Sewing pirclo .. Do'iatlons, Mrs. T. Gwilllajn Collected tag day ..,...... Dance .........v.. .,...... Donated from soldiers box fund ........... Miss May Johns, aged nineteen, Is missing from her homo In Cobourg. State normal school board meeting ordered tho teaching ot aorinan in Minnesota normal scliool discontinued. ' Major Ernest A. S. T. Bedbrook, deputy director of the British ministry ot munitions in the tinttod States, died at a private sanitarium In Now York. A triple tragedy was averted in Toronto when Caplan Ritus witl^ his wife and baby were found . unconscious from gas in their homo.\A defective pipe over tho bed was tho cause. Officers and men iu permatient army corps in Western Canada who are not satisfied with their pay and allowances under tho now,rates can resign from tho service. ' Tliat Uilrteon men wore drowned when caught in a peculiar tide rip while swimming at 0<:oan Beach, at San Diego, Cal., is tho belief of po-licoj and city officials there. La Press has Inaugurated a great campaign on behalf ot tho agrlcul turists of Quebec In tlie hope that jit may lead to tho release of their sons from military service. Jlrs. Felton B. Ellrins has obtained a divorce at Los jAngeles, Cal, The decree was on the grounds ot desertion. She is a society lender in New York and Philadelphia. Senator J. H. Lgwis, of Illinois speaking at New Orleans, claimed that tho U.S. would ho without a friend in Europe or Asia at tho end of tho war. Complying with Hoover's request for wheat conservation, Caruso, the world renowned tenor, refused to eat a meal of spaghetti prepared ifor him at Boston. The municipal council of Paris has decided to send several cases ot good wine to the French artillery men who are counter-attacking the German* long range gun. It is tmderstood ,that iLieut.-Col. W. II. McBaln, formerly in, charge of Valcartier Camp,.,has reverted to the lank of lieutenant and proceed ed to Salonikl. , ,, ^ Captain N. Marin, :0t Port Arthur, died suddenly after a couple ot hours illness of heart trouble. Ho was aged G7 years, and .was well-lmown in mar ine circles. Mrs. Margaret Mayo, fell off the English pier and was rescued In a semi-conscious atatCijUjis thought that in tailing she struqfe the rocks protecting the pier, the'water being shallow. Rev. A. E. Mitchell, pastor of Mount Pleasant Presbyterian oburch ot Vancouver, and formerly ; holding pastorates at Alma, HamlltbnV and Ottawa, Ontario, was elected, dlbderator of the British Columbia synbd. H.R.H. the Duke Connaught has accepted the Presideifoy ot the British and Foreign Bible Society, in succession to the late Marquis of Northampton, K.G. \ To Increase the output ot fish caught in American waters, the food, administration announced regulations abrogating or modifying reatrictive salt water fishing laws. ?183.00 50.33 .50 40.00 18.05 13.35 DISBtJRSBMBNTS Merchandise from Depot, Calgary ---- .... -----.. ---- Badges.................... Check sundries,, express, postage, etc......... 1........ Ovor poHtago' on Soldiers lio.tes............. Express prepaid goods 'to depot, Calgary ...... Union -Bank ?300.23 { 26.46 31.00 6.00 J,.5G .85 ?64.87 235.3G The Knocker's Reward When the English' Army began to buy horses, a Welsh stockman, wishing-to keep a certain favored animal, instruct' ed his stableman to tell the officers that this horse 'was a very bad actor, likely to kick, and otherwise unmanageable. The buyers came and heard the description. Then they gave the horse a jsecond examination and took him-docking the owner � 10 on the price because of the faults that he had himself alleged.  When there comes a day of settlement the habits of boosting and of running down a community are equally disastrous. There are sections that are avoided merely because they have bad names-bad names that may be traced directly to the attitude of the inhabitants. / ' ' Tliere is danger of reaction after a boom, but the co(n-munity that depreciates its worth is likely to be valued accordingly. N way. The ordinary freight car ot_October 14,. 19l6. It was signed by 'Captain Sam Thurston, who said the Ivanhoe was going down with all on board. Local fishermen and shipping men say they never heard of a vessel called the Ivanhoe. France is of tho ten ton type. 'opposition to any suggestion for closing the Fraser River to sahnon fishing, hut willingness to see the weekly close season extended provided a similar provision was enforced on the American side was the substance of evidence given before tho International Fisheries Commission. Pour of Portland's woman doctors tried to break into the officers' training camp for surgeons, and failed. After the unrolling ot considerable .red't.ape they were informed that Surgeon-General Gorgas had ruled that women are not eligible for training as army surgeons. Private Michael Janjes O'Rourke, who woDk. the Victoria-Xross and returned to Vancouver' with no injil^y more sesious that a severely bruised sid^ was^run down by ah automobile on a Vancouver .street and shows more tharks of injury than after several years of fighting in France. James T. Troyer has been appointed city passenger agent for the.C. P. R. at Guelph. Jlr. Troyer wa^ for several years a telegraph operator in the office of the Toronto Dally News, and left there to take charge of the C. P. R. telegraph office In the Royal City. A seaweed-covered .bottle has been picked up near the harbor ot Prince Rupert, containing a message dated The Ontario government announces a new scale of provincial license fees for theatres and moving picture houses as follows; .Class A-In cities over 10,000 population, 25 cents per seat a year, minimum |1|6; Class B-Flw thousand to ten il)6uaand population twenty cents per seat a year, mtnlmun 190; Class C-Undtr 6,0^0, tlfteei cents per seat a year, mliimam |7I There will be a tax of !& additional fat each Individual act put on. Spccla license fees are alao announced fa film exchanges. Th^at IloaB��a tupei sede the old provincial leal* and art additional to all Federal Ml munlclf al and war taxes, ^ Blinded by a shell explosion at the battle ot Gallipoll, in the early months of the war, Thomas Skeyhill, an Anzac private had his sight restored in Washington by a simple operation on the vertebrae of his neck. To offset the ravages of the disease multiple myeloma, or softening ot the bone tissues, an operation for blood transfusion was perfOrmed^n Miss Anna Held, the actress, at tho Savoy Hotel, New York. A disabled launch, the Nalkura, ot Vancouver, partly full of water with two dead Japanese on board was found drifting off T/Uoy Island, near Prince Rupert by the! fishing vessel Stranger. Considerable mystery suriwinds the death ot James Frances, aged 55, "Toronto, whose' body was discovered floating In the lake. Deceased left as usual for worlt, but failed to return. Magistrate Askwith was forced to do something that he would rather have left undone when he sent Mrs. Maggie Killoran, ot Ottawa, to jail for a mbtlth on a charge ot vagrancy, * * Frederick Rdmhold Ponokowskl, ot the W. O. II. and Ous Dochstader, an {ndian who deserted from "the 153rd Battalion, . were sentenced to six months' Imprisonment in Kitchener, Thursday,^ M. P. Fogh, born and raised In America, was Convicted in the Federal court In Salt Lake City for seditious utterances Ui violation of tho Espionage Act. Judge Johnson sentenced him to five years in tho Federal prison at Fort Leavenworth. TwaTve hundred men and women, tho majority ot whom are said to ho members ot tho I.W.W., were taken In a raid conducted by the- federal authorities In J)etroll. Thg raid iwas conducted during a meeting,held in a hall. ' ;. On railway lines in France 245 largo type Amnrlcan locomotives are In operation. They, were brotight to France In parts and set up In the army machlho shops.. Likewise, 6^4 Amel-lcan freight cars ot,thJ|ty tons capacity each have b'eeri'Bfir,'*up and 700 more are in procoas ot holng a*-t300,23 sembled. while another 700 are oh tb