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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 25, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta \ s FRIDAY. MAY 'i5, 1017 THIS LliTI I BRIDGE- DAILY HERALD PAGE NINE G HIT Wins First in Three Classes- School Children Were , Royally Entertained FMmonton, May 23- Tlip number of entries from.mit of tho city for tho-musical festival Is liu'BCly In advan children's choir, twenty volcon strong' under tho leadership of Miss Bthol Waterman,' of LelhbridBu. These 'young people tire all under 16 years of hro, and In many, cases it is the first visit to" the capital of tho province, so the festival Is one ol" pure ,|oy to them. Tliey-will lie" in the city till Friday morning .and will !>m Our Own CoiTt'fmonclcnt) Foremost, May 2S.--The amount of trade coming in from the west of town is indicative of a. di-volplng community in that direction. We are given to understand that several la rue land deals have been.put. through and that more extensive settlement is probable. Such as have already commenced operations display an exi-eedinsly pro Hii'Ksive spirit ami have undertaken farming on a law rcale depending almost exclusively on tractor power. So great, in fact, has been Ihe trade west, of here that one local train Is frequently kept hack from arriving in town here on schedule lime. Wo rejoice because cultivation oT the lauds west of here has opened up for the soil is good anil, hitherto, the uncultivated stretches was anything hut a good advertisement. We feel that, we are strategically si'icled In the heart of a developing countryside. And we ran certainly say that oujr town is keeping up w-ith the community development. We make nil boast of mushroom growth for we realize that that which springs up in a night reaches full development quickly. WeMiave i'etyi on the map for nearly four years now and can show a creditable growth for that lime. No inducements have been held out. ailt) no false claims made but business men have steadily been on the iincrease in our midst and steady growth has brought about: stability in eveijy departnient of town life. It is some time since we had a big celebration bero but the proposed celebration of Dominion Day promises to unite ail towns people in a uniform effort to prove our efficiency. We noted with pleasure the movement in the Lethbridgc Hoard of Trade to secure a more efficient service along this line and we can promise the whole-hearted interest and cooperation of our local Hoard of Trade, for we feel that Increased train service should be given, for (to mention only one advantage out of many) three trains a week would relieve the congestion often experienced in our mail service and would give our merchants a better chance to attend to business correspondence more satisfactorily. ' It is "some mail" that comes into our post office now. too. for wo have, become the distributing point for lipst offices situated in the country to the south of town. The mail carrier has given over the use of his car and lias resorted to the reliable Korse and democrat method of distribution until tlio. rush subsides a little. , , There has even been a fair amount of hauling into town of lato because of damp weather, leisure from seeding activity, and the certainty of securing elevator room and a good- price. The roads have been uniformly good ever since the early spring improvements were made and the only inconvenience has been caused by the prevalence of mosquitoes. They have been very numerous lately and the most popular line of purchase has been mosquito nettings for facial protection and chemical ointments for the healing of bites. Prof. Ottavrcll from the Provincial" I'niversity spent, a few hours in' town last week enroute to tho south-country to meet certain engagements in country school houses. We are sorry that we were deprived of the. privilege of hearing him speak and of seeing the pictures--which he had on exhibition for we are told his remarks and pictures were very enlightening regarding the war situation. The people of the Durlifigton school district heard tho Professor on Wednesday evening and the Altorado folk gathered on Thursday evening to welcome him. After both meetings refreshments and dancing were enjoyed nnd a contribution was raised in the interest of the-military V. II. C. A. Mother's Day services were held in Altorado school house on Sunday, May (>, in the afternoon by Bev. A. C. I3aker. A splendid crofcd turned out to hear this welcome" speaker and to show respect for mothers In general. A liberal collection :wasr taken in the interest of I the' military Y.M. c.A. . '� The Altorado branch of Hh^VV.. F. A. are celebrating! V. F. A'. Sunday on the'Constitutional day, ai�y- l'7, and services will bo held in tlie?!Altor-ad'o school house by Rov A. C.�i}aker and other able sl'o^kers... This .branch of the Union is one of :tho-slvorigeBt and in�ist progressive'in' I lie -province and .a profitable mpe'llp g*W;ejected.- It was with'sincere regret that, the many friends >of 'Kenneth- Johnston learned of his death a few daj'svago.i Hp was one of tho homesteaders' in the Wild''Horse school district  and was known aniong; his neighbors for his manhood and geniality. He enlist-, od from a sense of responsibility last year and was killed In aclton during the April righting. Wo had jiQpert that ho would lie spared to come, again into our midst, but his name: and memory will still remain with all. who knew him. A memorial service will bo. held on Juno .1 in, tlip.Wild. Horse school house by Rev, .A, 0., Baker. The prospect of an eloctiph cani-paign for tho provincial house- has caused no small Blir hi political circles and posters aro being placed in prominent places notifying''tile elee-r tors of the meeting for tl)o nomination of candidates una stating the situation of the various polling plaoeB. If a real live campaign is to ho opeu-Qd up and if there are any vital guosV tions to bo discussed wo trust that we will not bo overlooked-for. wjb have votes in Fpreni'ost, and we �iiaVe ample, aoeommoidalion for political meetings, together with an interest In the uffnli-h of our fair province,, Tuesday evening of this weok was celebrated In trAvn by a dance',' given by-the bandv boys/ � There-was -iPgoridt" ly turn-out and a good,-gonial tijuo' was spent. Vf^'l anisic, provided by Oder's Hi.v-ptertl 'dfi'ho.slrn was splendid and thajjvenl was enjoyed by ev eryonc. j ANTI-SUBMARINE DEVICES Washington. May - Stgnor .Marconi, n member of the Italian mission, has brought over much information from the Italian admiralty as to antisubmarine, devices which fie will im mediately discuss with American offici fals. One Invention was .-t.-ited by the admiralty to have destroyed t:i s\iK marines in the first three weeks of its operation. It is understood that the devices were evolved liv the admiralty exports rather than by signer Marconi himself. TO SUB WARFARE IN Philadelphia. .May IM. America lia:; found the perfect unswcr in Hi., (lev-man sitibinariw levmr. It ir. an linen, lion by the name man who devised the The Famous Canadian Salt Juan i.-, Simon j TO CELEBRATE U.F.A.  SUNDAY Al COALDALE (Krnm Our Ov*'n ' ui i f-=[iern1�-nl) I.'oaldale. May ^1.-i". I-'. A. Sunday will be observed here on May l'7tb. The officers of t'."> association are. particularly anxious that everyone in Ilie district should lie present, whether members of the !'. F. A. or. not. The address will tie by (lev. .[. M. I'awcctt, and will be in keeping .with the day. Special music will lie provided. Fveryone is heartily invited to be present. The post holes are dug for a fence around the school property. We understand lid. Lancaster will erect it iu a few days. Miss Hunt spent a part of the week-end in Lethbrldge. Miss Ida'HoiK-yscti returned otvj Monday from Tompkins. Sttsk.. where she was engaged in elocutionary work. Hans Shimek in erecting a now fence, around Ills properly here. Miss Hozarth has been engaued to , do the office work in Baldry's store ; and attend'tp the post office. This has been tiiatl'e necessary on account, of the increased amount of business bping done. F.ddie Johnston is kept busy at. the elevator these day;--, handling wheat. A good many are hauling in these days, and with, the price the way it is they have not lost anything by holding on to-.-it. A- large crowd from here have gone over "to" Turin-to spend the holiday. Their interest' is chiefly with tiie baseball tenth from here. They are meeting worthy opponents hut be sincerely trustj.bur hopes are justified. The gentle showers and warm days are forcing growth at a rapid rate. Is It too much to expect a repitition of llUa and HM'i again this year'.' Mr. R. S, Pawsou is the possessor of a new Chevrolet. - of three or i ti-rmed bv : (icrmoii menace. Thai. Lake. Great Merchant Submarine I The. answer Is a merchant siibmai-j Inc. standardized and simplified so. that, the first one may he inrii"il out ' within four mon'hs and others sent out after thai at the ran four a. week. This momentous news naval and military experts the turn-' ing point, of the war. la-comes public . properly tonight, when it was |earn"d ' here that the Merchant .Submarine : company .capitalized at. .$lo,nrtii.iMiii. chartered under the Unvs of .Maine in the capital at Augusta on .May Id. ; Much Larger Than Deutschland j The vessels to bo built and operated i by the Merchant Submarine company | are lo be standardised at about TaOe or 8000 tons dead weight. They will be , more than 10 times larger than the : DeulschiuniL the only Cerman merchant, submarine to make the voyage across the Atlantic. The Heutschlam! more tbun paid for its cost, ot'construction and operation in the first half of its first round trip. Simon Lake and his associates in the Merchant Submarine company, that, is to operate under the Stars and Stripes say lliat Ihe profits of these huge cargo carriers about to be constructed by them will be enormous, whether the I boats are operated privately or by the United States government. [ News Was Kept Secret 1 The news of the incorporation was \ kept, secret, until it became certain that through some sources it had leak- ; ed to England nnd thence to Ciertnany. All reason for concealment, therefore; vanished. This invention, in the eyes . of the American. French and Rrftish ! strategists, is Germany's deathblow. It is a non-sinkable craft and can | submerge within one-half minute. Its ; features are such that ii will operate! upon the surface and submerge at such n rate of speed ns to make its voyage : frequent and highly profitable. ] When submerged its speed will be such that it can easily elude any sur ! face pursuer. ! the canaoian salt co. limited MONUMENTS Headstones and Crosses of PVPJ'y description nindc 1 o order. i GET OUR PRICES AND SEE OUR WORK BEFORE YOU BUY. RUSSIAN COMMISSION. \"u- Veil . May -'I'.-Three Knssiari niival ol'fuirs and a civilian, repre-r-ehun:;. liny say, the new ftnssian government, ani'ed here today on im-ir way to Wj-shinulon. The;, r-nid tiiey were on a special misiion. which ! they dceliiud to discuss. Lethbridge Monumental and Cut Stone Works r SATURDAY LAST of OUR GREAT SALE HORRIBLE DEATH. Calgary, May 2n.-Cracksmen who blew the sate of the Mutual Brokers. Ltd., on Ninth Avenue west, shortly after midnight last night got nothing for their trouble. There was only $'.U) in the safe, hut berore they could even annex this, the cracksmen were disturbed by the night watchman of the Robin Hood mills across the street, and fled. So far they have not been arrested. Nltro glycerine wg.fi used to blow iu the safe and the robbers made a complete job of that part of their work. KING RECEIVES AMERICANS London. .May ^3.-King George and QuVen '.Mary, accompanied by the Prince of Wales and Princess Mary, today received nnd extended a welcome to the surgeons and nurses of America's initial detachment of the army .which shortly will take its place beside the British Allies at the fighting front in Franco. In the detachment whose members were presented to the king are surgeons under command of Major Harr.v L. Gilchrist and (15 nurses. All belong to the fourth base hospital oE the United States army. Siu&ess of i New Mm for Backache, Kibheys, Rheipmtism. r Dear Mr. Editor-I suffered for /e�� with backache. Last March I tried Anuric" and have used this new kidney medicine recently discovered by Dr.. Pierce, and it itui wonderful the way it eased the pain and gave ma relief in such a short time. I have tried several medicine*, but "Amino" is the only one that gave satisfaction. I feel it my duty to recommend "Anuric Tablets" to any one who suffers as I did. (Signed) Mrs.Margaret E. Skidkb. Toronto. May -Arthur Durrani, L'.l, conductor on an Avenue road car. was killed this moruiug by a following car. Turning frg.ni liloor into Vongc street, the pole came off the wire and he stepped down to replace it. A Yonge car crashed into him almost severing his body . and dismantling the vestibules of the two cars. Nature Says "I can remedy most ills, and help you to escape many ailments, if you.give me timely aid." Naturally, Nature prefers Of boys, young men, old men, i'ai men ami thin men's suits. Never since we opened our new business have we done such a rousing business and we want Saturday to be the bumper day of the lot. Suits less than we can buy them wholesale. NOT OXE SHODDY SLIT IX THE STOKE. We satisfy you or refund your money. THAELL PILLS Luint Sal* oF Any Maiftcne in ths World. _ S�|d yerjrwhere. la bezel, 25c. : THE TAILOR NEXT P. BURNS (108 3rd AVE - S� Note: Folks in town and adjoining counties are delighted with the result* they have obtained by using "ANURIC," the newest discovery of Dr. lMerce, who is head of the Invalids' Hotel and SimaiCAi. Institute, in Buffalo, N. Y. Those,who started the day. with a backache, stiff legs, arms and muscles, and an aching bend (worn out before tbe day began because they were in and out of bed half a dozen times at night) are appreciating the perfect rest, comfort nd new strength they obtained from J)r. I'ierce's Anuric Tablets. To prove that this is a certain uric acid solvent and conqners headache, kidney and bladder diseases and rheumatism, it you've never used the "Ammo,': cut this put and (tend ton cents to Doctor fierce (or a large sample, package. This wiil prore to you that "Antirio" is thirty - seven times more active than lithia in eliminating uric acid-and th� most perfect kidney and bladder corrector. If X(0kjiru a sufferer, go to your be�ti;drtif;t.riBtilnd ask for a RO-cent'box of "AnuriOeUlyou run no'risk for Dr. .^ieree's goooybatiijtfstands' behind this wonacrfuluup^diMKtyery as it has for the past half century for his "Golden -Medical Discovery," a general tonic made from roots witli pure glycerin* which makes tho blood pure, his "Fa-Yorite Prescription" for.weak womes tod "Pleasant Felleia" for liver ilia. Men Who Look Into the Meat Question Always Point to ,f; Delanys Limited The Home of Quality Meats ' Only Southern Alberta Raised Meats Handled. 31?602 ;