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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 26, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOURTEEN Tim LETIinRIDGF. DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, MAY 2G, 1917 COALHURST HEARS WITH REGRET DEATH IF PTE. Mil (From Our Own Cori-espoiidont) Cdalhurst. May 'Jl.- Coalhurst learned with (loop regret of the (Hath in action of Ptc. nuncm McNnbh. who; at one time worked a* a driver in the mine. He was well i;nov,-p. m the 'Village and took an active part In all matters o." local improvement, being prominent nlso in clnirch activities. We extend to hi.; relatives cur vrry sincere sympathy. Many of our local ir.cn are digginc. up the virgin prairie, and planting potatoes and other P'in::liy important vrgotsiiiiv. The strike m.iy ha\e something to do '.v:iI: it. the hinh cost of living. making some, action necessary. Apari irons this, i'.owever, it iv j wcri: of patriotic importance. .1. I'. Sar.i'.hani has given up the Irnli: business peivr.aneiitly. and will stay by the farm. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Mills have moved out to the Sar.dhani farm, �where they will remain umil after harvest. Private Thomas Gray of Wo?- i.eth-biidgc Is hack on his farm ay.ai:i. He enlisted vim the Lethbridse Kiltie bat'titer, am: got as far as Knglaml. �where the medical authorities turned liim down as beiiiy, above the age limit. ' .Mr?, Cray ami tamily have remained on the farm during lii_j absence. Chicken po\- has been racin- at Tiollinji Hills and a niim: o:' families have been touched by the disease. Most oi the patients. ni::o::,T whom are some adults, are in::king good recovery. Last Sr.tirJay the tinners who are en rtriko received then- last pay>until work is resumed as.v'n. Wm. Johnson is building a new house on the main street and opposite to the livery barn. The proverbial idea that a cow may ho tempted by the siuht of a red rag seemed to be proved this week when n little child kail a narrow escape from being badly gored. So far as we ran learn the child was wearing a pair of red rompers which apparently maddened the cow. The bca;'! rushed at the child but was attracted by. the effcrts of a dog and missed the child by a few fee'.. The child did. not appear to worry any, but one or two onlookers were badly scared. Next Sunday has been set apart by the I", 1". A. as a special Farmers' Day. it will bo observed as such at 'he afternoon service at the ,.est l.ethliridge school. Special musical numbers are being arranced and the sermon will deal with the problems that farmers are facinn. It is expected that there will be a large attendance. The secretary of the lied Cross Society has leceivod a number of donations, particulars of \.hich will be given in ic;r next no v.:; bui'.-^e!. Kitrmo'..- took advantage of the good weather this we:"'.; to get more work dene mi the land for oats ami flax crops. Ail that is now needed is plenty of sunshine. t!:e:e being ample moisture in the ground. Sir. ami Sirs. I". \\\ jFamilion are spending a short holiday at P.ivid-son, S:\sk.. where they "are visiting Mrs. Hamilton s father. Mr. lloare. A large num' or of Con!::nrst p.op.'e scon; the Iv.'l'day at Le:i. bridge and other point?, '.natty of them at'ending the races at lIeiulc;'�o;i Park and the ball game. Mrs. W. 0. Mafs.li, who js lying sick in the '.'a!: hospital is doing as well as can he expected, and desires to thank the many Coalharst friends \\t:o have sen: their coud wishes to her. The lahcr situation here remains uncharged. The men are .hoping that the government will decide to take over the mines. A number of the men say that they will-go away into 1!. C. or on to farms tor the summer if work is not soon resettled. This week a number of nun engage! on steam outfits have left t! c district, owing to the shortage of coal. NEW C. P. R. STATION INDEPENDENCE.' CF RACES. SLOVAK To Re Built Soon-Electric Light Plant for Town Next Month. (From Our own CorreSDonOr-r.O Mag-nth. Slay 24.-Conel Watson Washington, May 25.-Senator Kenvon. of Iowa, today introduced a resolution providing mat when puaco terms arc made the I'ulted States shnii insist upon independence, of the Slovak races. Discussion was postponed. SITE READY FOR I I'tali. where he lias been taking a j ! eoiirs" in civil engineering at the ; l; ill Agricultural College. i j 15. W. Itradsiiavr came home the � : ether evening from the da)! hospital. ; | where lie underwent a successful op- ; ' oration. I Bernard Itradshaw was arrested the o'her day by iho provincial police, and brought up before O. A. Wooley. j 1. T.. for running It's automobile' : without a license. Sir. Hrndshaw pleaded not guilty to the charge, and the evidence brought out the fact, that Israi'.shaw had left the price of it ; license with the garage man. with instructions to procure the license. In the meantime Hradshnw spoke to the police about running the car until the license was procured, which i was agreed to. He was arrested however, and brought to trial. The .!. r. dismissed the case. 81 IFrom Our Own Corrpsmunlpnti Xobleford. .May 25.-About 23 ot our local men wont into Lethbridge yesterday for the purpose of being initiated into the Knights of I'ythias. i For some time a movement has been under way for the starting of such a j lodge in the village. ; ! Building operations eti two cot-; tnges were started this week and it is expected that they will soon be ready for occupation. There Is a great demand for i.ouses of this nature and soon more will have to be put up. Owing to the attractiveness of the stores here at the present time a good tuanv people from the surrounding (has. Kart'ti underwent an opera- . districts are making Xobleford their shopping centre. This is good for trade and helps the place to expand. The western superintendent and Mr. Kennedy of the Merchants' Hank were business visitors here ou Wednesday. All the seeding in the district has has also come, and lights next month ! now been done and the grain is allot icailv assured. The Crane ! ready showing above the ground. The tion at Cfiilt hospital last evening. Latest reports affirm that he is getting alone as well as could be expected. Poles have arrived for the new electric light line, and are being distributed around town. The copper wire are pi Cassidy people have an electrician busily engaged wiring up the houses in town. Mr. Crane states that they wiil probably run one day during the week to enable people to use motors for washing- and ironing, and that this fall if the five elevators will use electric power, continuous service will bo inaucerated. Mr. Po.vler of the firm of Strong ' for " "ew edifice had been bought and liowier was a business visitor Rnd that the managers were sending the forepart of the week. | round a subscription list to see how- far the congregation would support rains of the past few days have helped forward germination wonderfully and everything points to another good crop. On the farms belonging to C. S. Noble in the district thero has been seeded over 9000 acres, of which th',00 are in wheat. On Sunday evening the Rev. ,f. Leslie announced in church that the site Mr. Cotterell of the C. P. R. Leth-briuge. made a trip of inspection over the south lines last week. He made the .statement that they have plans under way whereby, during the sum- them in the building of the church. So far the response has been good and it is thought by those responsible that the new building will be put up this fail. The demand for a church Tell Why They Prescribe Bon-Opto. Explain How It Strengthens Eyesight Remarkably In a Week's Time In Many Instances. Tit. neck, rm eye specialist fit nearly, twenty yorir* practice. says: "Tiro prominent eye specialists.-after u thorough examination ot a fining jcirl aged twelve, i!c-cblcd that to save tiie si^lit of^er right eye tlift l*-ft must be reini.vixl. ~ friend ail -vised her father to try ilon-Opto before permitting the opcratina. Within tliroi* clays a derided improvement wan nntU'i'nMe, within a week the intlatr.mation had almost Ulsappi r.red, and at Iho end o* six weeks all iliuik'or was past ami the eye saved. I saw the ease again to-ilay. The eye ball lias perf^-t motlnn. Wlicu she Uci/an to use iton-Opto it was in n lix,-d position. The conjunctival inllammation lias disappeared. Her vision is now "o/3'i (20/20 is iiornuil as you know) a- agulun 20/2iV>o when Kin- le. pun the use of Iton-Opto. Another pntlent e;iii!o to me suffering from Blepharitis Marglnall-i witli nil tl;e usual Nynipionis vueh as morning anslutltiutton of flu* tills, chronic euiijiuietiYitls and cphiphora. Her eyes lind Hie vWiU yenrs hare, looked like u dim green blur toVmo. I cannot express iny joy ut what It iJBsVdouefor inc." It U be.lleved that thousands, who wear glasses can now discard them In tt retison-nblo time,mttl imtltlturtea ihnfe-will be iiblo-lo Ktiwigthen,.their eves so an to bo spared ihn tr�i|t>lo;'.Ottd c.xpcaso of' ever yutUas glasnoe, � '' mer and fall, they will rearrange the, . building has been felt for some time trackage in the Magrath yards, and ' ,ind H wln help in a larKe way l0 (]o build a substantial station, and a much fnr tho socia] ]i[e ot- the village residence. This is certainly good  in tho fulure news to the people of the Magrath , xhpre ,g pj.act!caiiv no excitement district, and the improvement will j in ,he provincial election here, nei-fill a long felt want. j tner sim, nave as"yet-made a move. There has been horn during the ; if there is to be a contest in the Little past week, to Mr. and Mrs. Oscar ; Bow riding. Xobleford will have-had1 Blumel. a son; to Mr. and Mrs. Is-! nothing to do with it. It looks as It saac Sabcy, a son; to Mr. and. Mrs. ' everybody was satisfied with the Wm. H. Hendley. a son; to Mr. and j present government. 1 Mrs. Herbort Coleman, a son; to Mr. ; For some time past there has been and Mrs. Floyd Bradshaw, a daugh-ja movement under way here to see if ter. i better school accommpflatlon could No further news has been received i not be provided, for the children of from Pte. deorge Baxter who was re-: the district. The, arrangements havo ported wounded the other day, and it , now reached such a point that it has is hoped his wounds will not prove been decided to call a meeting of the se-ious ratepayers of the village and lay all Several meetings are scheduled to!,he P">P�se, uie .jin. l erect a nfiw schoolho.!ge jn which ac. commodation will be for the teaching of the higher grades, and also for tho better staffing of the school. The present one-roomed school house is not nearly sufficient for the children of the district and the sooner a larger one is built the sooner will all the parents be pleased. Quite a number of local people went awav for the holiday this week. Some of them going as for as Kd-monton and others to Calgary. It is hoped that all had a good time. The Red Cross sewing meeting was held this week at tho home of Mrs. Rubie. A good number of ladies were out to help forward the work. The Canada Cafe has been In the hands of�the builders this"week undergoing some improvements which will bring it right up-to-date. The school children had a Jolly time on Wednesday afternoon. After the afternoon session they gathered in the grounds and had a patriotic gathering. Those that had flags were there in great stylo and national airs and flag drills brought homo very vividly to the kiddies that they were members of a great empire and one that they should be proud of. The committee who had in hand the arrangements for the dance in aid of the local branch of the Red Cross which waB held la3t Friday are to bo congratulated upon the success of their efforts. Tho event had been well advertised and people were present from Carmangay, Barons, White Lake. Keho, Kewlands and Monarch. In fact so many were in attendance that the pool hall was at times uncomfortably crowded. A cook car had been secured and Ice cream and light refreshirientB were dispensed^ from that. The hall had also been prettily decorated and the whole affair passed off with great succesa. After paying all expenses the proceeds amounting to ?82.fi0 were handed over to the Secretary of the Red Cross. Tho committee wish to thank all who so kindly assisted them In helping to make the event successful. Everyone present, voted it a splendid affair and aro looking forward to the next. On Wednesday next, May 30th, a meeting 0f the Red Cross Society will be hold In the school bouso. All members and others interested In the good work are requested to /Uend. After Home Work r > pi.' \ ; ; 'l A, ttlsh of tliis cereal ; and then to bed. TOASTED CORN FLAKES will help to assimilate a glass of milk or cream and will insure easy digestion of both. Being light and nourishing, this is the ideal bed-time lunch for a tired student. Insist on the original by asking for the red, white and green package. Others are imitations. /-A �m4. "Bon-Opto Is Hastening' the Kyog-lass-less Age in llespectacled Boston." alno used it and we arc agreed an to its results. ]u a few days, limb r my observation. Hie eyes of an iistlgmutle case were so improved Hint glasses have been discarded by the patient." Ivye troubles of many descriptions may bo wonderfully benelited by t))� use of lion-Opto and If you want to strengthen your eyes, go to any drug store and get a bottle of ilon-Opto taldets. Iirop one lloti-Opto tablet in a fourth or n glims nt water and let U dissolve. With thin liquid butlirt the eyes two to Tour times dully. You should n'otlei; your eyes clear up perceptibly right float the start, and liilliiniiiiatlon nml redness will i|>ilck)y disappear. If yonr eyes bother yon even a little it Is your duty to talio steps to save thorn now before It is too late. Many hopelessly blind might have saved tin lr itlglit If they hud cared for their eyes In time. -ViiTM - A rltv physician to tvliom the ntiova article wan Kiihiiiittttl, h.itii: "Yes Hoii-Oitio In u re.'uart.P'Ie eye rt lacily. Its eon^Utili'lil 111-gn.iliri;l� mi' wed Uiiovvu to caducltl eye hiuj. i'lale.tM 11 nil widely prcucrtheit ''!' ttil'lit. I lltive UKi,1 lr v.-r.r siucenAfinly la -tny own priftlce on I-. l"-nu wlii-s.i eye* were Mrntneit tlirmiiili over-witU or mii;:ii jrl;iksch. I run htylily reciirnliieiiil If Pi at!" tn' v.'e.jl:, watery, iii-lilai,', niniirtllut. lH-liln-4, harnlni: ey-s. reil lf'1.. Marred vUloli infer even lull ini,-it from e\i,D,iiire to siiloto-, ki;ii, il.i-t. ac wim). (i Js one cf lie- very tew pri'iae ralliuiH I fee! "lieilM lie L"c)'t on liioiil for reunlllr in- ill uPneit evi-iy finally." Hon.Opto In liol a l*;o-io nc-i!J.li.M (�; ;,.rrvt renie.ly, It Is an el'ulc;,l iirciaiiiilnii, tie- fyrlaulic Utfiifi Iirltitell oil tie- I'lii'luc'i-. 't'lte nuiaiifitctiirerK ifiaifnatee It le sri-eei-'heti i-yenl.c..! r,l) )..'r cent in out, Week'fl t'.niii l.i ].' ':i;,' l-i.'-ii"'�.^ n-JVinil the nullify, fr lu u>- Tho Red Cross Drag and Rook Co., and others.--Advertisement. (From Our Own Ton esnondcnt> Champion, May 25.-Tho 2-lth was rather cold and showery. Many interested spectators were out to see the double header in the afternoon, and were well repaid by interesting work. Champion and Stately lined up at one-thirty. In the second inning the game was hold up for a time on account ot a shower. Champion copped the first score, followed scon by Stavely; Lewis then gained Champions second run, by a long hit, getting a home run. In the seventh inning Champion weakened and Stavely ran up to five, adding two in the oighth inning, giving Stavely the game by a score of 7 to 2. Stavely won;tho Eecond game from Trnvers by ^ to 0 in a five inning game, thus winning both first and second money. Tho Boy Scouts had a stand on the grounds nnd carried on fairly good business. C. McLean is raising the roof of his house. Howard Smith lost four head of cattle on Wednesday by blackleg. The new pool hall is finished and the tables are going in on Friday. THE WAR CABINET. London. May 25.-Discussing Empire Day, tin: Times today deprecates the tendency here still to slur over the cabinet status of the recent assemblage of statesmen and to speak of it as though it were nothing more than an imperial conference on rather a more dignified scale than tho conference held befoi'o the war. "Nothing could bo more misleading," says' the Timer;. "The war'cifb-inct while in being, was a cabinc. with all the wide powers of that eminently British body. It is a war expedient, hut it is for tiie moment nt j least an effective expedient, for it has : put the supremo direction of Imperial policy on all major issues in tlv hands of a single body which represents all the self-governing commiui- I Uie;; of the Umpire and tho great de- ) pendency of India." Plumbing, Gas,! :-: Hot Water Fitting :-: PRESSURE SYSTEMS FOR FARM HOME'I) Knapman Plumbing & Heating Co, tj^ 710 FIFTH AVE. S. PHONE 1892 MAY TAX BACHELORS. Berlin, via London, Mny 25.- The Prussian ministry of, finance bas under consideration the levying of a bachelor's tax and may further conclude to assess unmarried women. .Chatham city council urges a monster deputation to demand >that the government snlzo wheat orops and stores If necessary to keep flour prices from going any higher, also that it, nlop tho use of grain or sugar for manufacturing llnuors. 1 DON'T discard your last season's clothes ;just because they're a little soiled or wrinkled. Let us revive tlicm for you. Let us add another summer of service to your pfowns and dresses. We'll lengthen their life and make them fresh, bright and clean. The extravagant part of h'lothes Is that some of us don't get all the use out of them that's in them, but our process. of dry cleaning and steam cleaning will freshen them tip wonderfully. Co through your family's wardrobe and call upon us to put them in shape lor another season's wear. yeing ;&. Cleaning Works TELEPHONE 444 ty BESIDE FIRE HALL I ;