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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 1, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOtTR THE LETHBRTDGE DAILY HERALD WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1910 Hlbcrta DAILYANDWEEKUY Subscription Rates! tlaily, delivered, per week Daily, delivered, per year Daily, by mail, per year jltio raasnltuilo of tlio task may bo gained. It Is well that the public should educated in tlio problem ot dcallnf with the man who has foupht Cor his country after his return from tho war zone. It is going to be n bis problem In the next live years, blsgor tlian many people imagine, niul a proper understanding of tho task will clloit S4 01 i sympathy in the work, and make Hie 50 i co-operation of nil more easily obtain- able. And that is what is needed, for only by co-operation of the whole community can the problem In? solved with any degree of satisfaction. HOED UP IN JLASSINGCZZJ FOR THE BUSY I'AN TELEPHONES Business Ofilco 12B2 Kditorial Office............... 1--4 W. A. Buchanan John Torrance Managing Director Business Manager Dates of expiry of subscriptions ap- pear daily on address label. Accept- ance of papers after expiration date is Our authority to continue the subscrip- tion. Your King and Country need you right nbwl THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR The situation in Rumania assumes eci relations, wincn mases E more hopeful aspect. The Ruma- hearty, disinterested and sympathetic Wan, Russian aud Serbian forces op. i co-operation by the two political (Winnipeg Free Tho interchange of correspondence between Sir Robert Ftorden anil Sir Latirler, in which tho Liberal leader, declining the proposal that a bi-party Parliamentary Committee be formed to make joint recruiting ap- peals for ibe raising ot" the additional men required to bring tho Canadian quota to the promised half million. declares his preference for independ- ent action, bespeaks a state of strain- ed relations, which makes impossible The. letters, in tiieir acid o foreshadow not co-operation take the offensive against the Teu- j stnie. tons, and are driving them back along crating in Dobrudja have been able to HJU.C, u.iiu ".w far the bulk of the blame for the Danube again. Tlie Rumanians this regrettable situation, whiuh the ere obtaining brilliant successes in: people of Canada deplore, lies at the their new offensive on the Transy.va-1 Joor of nia border. The Teutonic invasion hp war have from the outset been has evidently been checked, I marked by a certain Outstanding successes were also an-1 entire lack of generosity or magna- sounced yesterday for the Serbian and French troops operating on tho gware lllere ha5 never front west of Lake Pres-; jjeen auy indication that Sir Robert- la, and for the Russians in Volhynia.' Eorden and Ins colleagues were de- Xews comes of victories for the sirous of securing the hearty and vig- Portuguese who are following up the i co-opera .1 e favor a good work in East Africa accomplished "oam'ton" eove'rnment. though. grant-, by the South African troops some et, magnitude of the struggle and months ago. The Portuguese have the imnerative necessity of a full par-j succeeded in confining the German ticipation in support of the war on r-ULV-tCUtU ill n. POOplS, tlllS Iiave completely safeguarded the situation. Again and again since the outbreak the war the Liberate have been ex- lurces to a small area of German East j Africa, and are gradually wrestling more territory from them. FARMERS WIPING OUT SEED GRAIN DEBTS Indications are that Southern Al- posed to the threat of a Federal elec- tion held in the throes of war, in which it was planned to make patrio- I tic feeling serve partisan purposes t tic leeimg serve imiuaau yuijjuaco berta farmers are meeting their seedlalia perconal ambition. A proper and .._, effective appeal to the province of Quebec on tbe part of the government has been made impossible by the fact grain and relief obligations in a very satisfactory manner, many thousand dollars of the indebtedness being off weekly. The Herald is j this is so, for we believe it wuulu a good thing tor the credit of the farmers, as well as the community, 'f these debts were wiped out entirely this year. 'We believe the farmers offered for the as- be glad to be able to pay off their j 5 have origin and sympat Without going Aid. Hornby has decided to be a mayoralty candidate lu Calgary. Turnips aro now selling for fifty cents n bushel on tho Hamilton war- liet. fhe highest price on record. Tho London Retail Milk Dealers' Association will increase the price of milk from eight to ten ceuts u quart. Liout.-Col. Donald Sutherland, who was reported wounded some time ago, is nn jiic tn WomlstOCU. A Hamilton Jury awarded to .Mrs. K. Billington. whose hip was broken when a car stopped suddenly she fell. Windsor Street Hnihvjiy employees" demands for an increase of 7 cents mi hour and recognition of the union are now being arbitrated Capt. Alfred Anslcy. of St. Cathar- ines, killed in action, surrendered his rank as major in England to get to the front as a lieutenant. Mr. J. has purchased tho Western Hotel at London, Out., I and will convert the building into stores u business college. Rev. R. J. Power of Chalmers church. Halifax, was extended a un- animous call to Avenue Road Presby- terian church, Toronto. Manager Gutelius says the Govern- ment railways have undertaken to handle tons of war supplies per month this winter, an increase of per cent. Davis and Russell, sons of Robert' Hill, and Katharine Hill and Mrs.; Clarence Sampson, daughters, Dum- 111 er township, have been arrested, charged with cattle stealing. E. W. Xesbltt. Liberal for North Oxford, addressing constitu- ents at Kintore, was opposed to a further extension of the term of par- liament. Edwin Francis Goodison, president of the John Goodison Threshing Ma- chine company at Sarnia, suddenly died on a railway train between Ham- ilton and Toronto. Major Owen Thomas, who has been styled a director of mechanical trans- port for the Militia Department, is go- ing back to New York to engage in the automobile business. The Conservation Commission has origin and sympathy. Without going made o> into the question of army contracts it is comtnou knowledge that men of one stripe of politics have been unduly in the mat- The construction of the Hudson Bay terminals at Port Nelson wil! not debts incurred in time of stress, and know the government can very well use the money just at present when war burdens are heavy. The wise farnier is the one who will wipe the government's account off his books in this year of double prosperity. LET THE RATEPAYERS HAVE A MEETING The suggestion made by some in- terested ratepayers that an annual ratepayers' meeting should be called sometime before the municipal elec- tion is a good one. The annual ratepayers' meeting was an institution before commission- form government went into effect. It the big meeting of the year when In this regard there lias been the grossest discrimination against the Liberals, in keeping with a deliberate- ly-formulated policy of party advant- ase by patronage and favoritism. Neither, so far as the public is aware, was there any consultation on the part of tbe Borden government with Sir Wilfrid and his associates when the number of men to be provid- ed by Canada was fixed at half a mil- lion." That creditable offer Sir Robert and his colleagues claimed and took full credit for, not without a measure of ostentation. Today with, say, 000 men unlisted, more men still to be supplied, the tug comes. It is extremely difficult to get this residue so long as the re-1 sources of Quebec are insufficiently tapped. A director of National Ser- vice is appointed, again, so far as the government's sole ___sad of giving this official the power to name his own representatives in the various military districts, the government re- tains this right. These appointments are put in the class of political prizes to be given to party friends. In Mili- tary District No. 10 an active Conser- vative of no particular general stand- ing is appointed. He may prove to be competent, but certainly he comes to his work with no advantage of prestige. It was to have heen expect- __ __ cd that a notably outstanding man he around. That is wh.t I. Se needed, so let us have the meeting, by I sir Thomas Tail, re- the civic authorities faced the people i resp0nsibility. Instead of giving this in their official capacity and gave an n. account ot their stewardship. It gave the authorities a chance to explain. and the ratepayers a chance to asfe questions. If there-is one objection at all to commission form of government, it is that the administration tends to grow- away from the people, and interest in civic affairs is lost. H the ratepayers' meeting now suggested is held, inter- all means. EDUCATE PEOPLE REGARDING CARE OF RETURNED SOLDIERS suggestion has been made by signs, confessedly because he infers, from his experience in tlie matter of naming a secretary, that he is not likely to have the free hand that he knows he will need. Who is appoint- suBKeatiuii utcu jj, Bennett, an members of the Military Hospitals active Conservative politician. In this Commission that the work of tbe general setting the Premier asks for commission in dealing with returned a joint bi-party committee to shoul- soldiers is not well understood and der the that few people- as yet realize the curing ot tliB necessary men. The up- enormous task, now presenting itself, nf nu nf which is that the Pre- which promises to increase many-fold oiier insists on monopolising all the in the next few years before the war; advantages of .party credit and nat- ln tne neit u ronage, while he is .anxiously desirous is over as- complete it_ nf lias been effected. There is no doubt that this is so, the burden 0( responsi biHty with men who, on all other y w counts of the war, are regarded by and neither is there any doubt that j him as outcasts and are treated ac some effort should be made to educate ___ tbe people of the country as to the TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS importance of the work so that public McBeath, Vancouver, may interest might be engaged in gl'yen a second tern, acclama- at every opportunity. lion. The example of what is being done Four cars of butter were recently in Frank for the tubercular patients shipped from Brandon to Eastern Can- alone among the returned soldiers j j before en. should give the people of this pro- j was a Methodist minister in vince some inkling of the task. When the Hamilton conference, was killed H is known that the commission is in action. engaged not only in caring for the i Two disabled soldiers, but .n re-educating to hav4 aSBisted In origin- thosa unfit for their former occupa-j the "tanhs." lions and finding jobs tor them when A Hamilton jury has awarded they are ready to go to work; in find- to J. Heaton, of St. Catharines, ing positions for hundreds of others who are to fit again Into a "f point of lawjnvolv-, piche in cWH. Utt, then some idea must be confirmed, however. sons and because of labor shortagu. Ransom Harris, for many years a lirominent Dereham Township farm- er, who had been living retired at Ingersoll, died from the effects of a fall over two weeks ago from au apple tree. C. A. Vian was arrested in Hamil- ton on a charge of raiding a chefjuqe from to ?19G and cashing it. He was formerly a teller in the bank of Hamilton at Montreal. Theft of ?150 from the bank is also alleged. The men of the mechanical depart- ment of the T. H. B. Railway, on strike.at Hamilton since May, refus- ed to bake a settlement because the company refused to reinstate one of the men. James Carruthers of Montreal, says he knows nothing of the London re- port that he has been appointed by the British government to look after the purchase of Canadian wheat now under contract at Winnipeg and New York. Capt. Dr. W. A. Henderson, of Sar- nia, recently back from a year's ser- vice in England with the R. A. -M. C., riled suddenly while driving his motor car. He was the Liberal candidate against Hon, W. J. Hanna in the last provincial elections. Herbert C. Cos, president of the Canada Life Assurance company, was at a recent meeting of the Superan- nuation Board of the church, appointed lay Treasurer of the fund. This is in succession to the late Edward Gurney, who had iilled that post for many years. Alox. 55, u Kitchener man, dropped. Uead Vjtiln at work. Murshall McMumvy. for many years hotel proprietor, died suddenly ot Ingersoll. Lome, son ot Alex. Groeiwway, of the Guolph Mercury, has won tho Military Cross. i Tho Grand Central hotel and the Rod Store nt Killarnoy, Alan., wore destroyed by fire. Capt. Mark Richards, SO yours old, QUO of tho bust known residents of Vvimlsor, it i oil suddenly. I The two barns of Gordon House, i near Colchester. OnU were burned, si! couth's, i.ir.luillng eleven cows. I The First church of Kingston has extended a call to Rev.: T. DcCourcy Rnyner, of Emmanuel! church, Hamilton. j A moving mature stuilio company, tlio Canadian "National Features, Llrn.; itod, will erect a three-storey build-, lug in one oE Trenton's parks. j Hon. Mr. Rogers promised a dele-1 gution of the Canadian Automobile As- sociation that he would support a; transcontinental highway. While at work in Norton's factory, Chippawa, Ont., Solomon Zimmerman, of stevensvillo, aped 40. fell from a platform fifteen feet, fractured his skull, and died. Dr. Edgar W. Allan, of Edmonton, Alta., was elected second vice-presi- dent of the Clinical congress of sur- geons of North America at Phila- delphia. Dr. John G- Clarke, of Phila- delphia, was elected president. The state of the church report pre- sented at the Ontario and Quebec Bap- ttst convention recorded bap- tisms during the year, a gain of Membership, 5S.914; an increase of 936. Lieut-Col. H. Arnold, of the. Royal Canadian Dragoons Reserve, has been authorized to recruit for the Canadian Cavalry Depot in England throughout Canada. Winnipeg will be headquarters and men are wanted. Chief Engineer Bowden, of the Railways Department, told the minions Royal Commission at Ottawa all about the Hudson Bay Railway, of which 332 miles the 425 will be completed this winter. Hudson Bay navigation will not open until about August 1st each year. (From Our Own Correspondent) Cardslon, Oct. number of families wishing to loeato nt Cards ton are deterred from doing so by tholr inability to find houses. Would It not bo n good Investment for BOUIO of the business mon to put up a fow modes t houses for ronl? Mrs. E. Wnkeley entertained Friday afternoon hist nt n very pretty five o'clock tea. Thoso present were Mrs. aton, oepcKjlully la tlio Presbyterian church, whore Mra. Dice was a rogn- lar 'attendant boforo luir romovtil with tlto doctor io Magruth. Sincere Bor- row Is oxpresticd for tho boroavod him- band and for Wilbur, tho Blx-yoar-old won, who was tlic guest hwa of Dr. and Mrs. Lynn during liin mother's absence at tho hospital. The following resolution no, Mrs. Weeks, airs. Cavers, Mrs, Calrncross and the Misses Keith and The Ladies' Aid of the Presbyter- inn church will be postponed from the first Wednesday oE the month to Wed- nesday, Nov. Sth, when the meeting will bo held with Mrs. Stevinson at the manse. All tho members are ask- ed to be present, as the election of officers for the following year is to take place. The ladies of the I. p. D. E. have been husy packing parcels for the soldiers at the front. All day Tues- day of this week tho work will he in hand and finished up. It is the Inten- tion that every soldier who has left this district is to get a parcel from the Daughters of the Empire in the home town. Mrs. C. W. Pickup has been con- fined the house for a few days with illness. Mrs. Gagnebin and little son Robert have returned from an extended visit at Boundary Creek, and their friends are glad to see them home again. Mrs. P. Best entertained a number of friends at her home Friday after- noon last. The dnath at Lethbridge Sunday morning of Mrs. Dico has cast a deep gloom over her many friends at Card- tor of social research for the wost, was passed at tho board of trade meet ing Thursday: Whereas tho Lelhbrtdgo Board of Trade heard at a public meeting held in Letbbridgo on October 24th, 191G. a description of tlio work that is be- ing done by the bureau of social re- search of the governments of Mani- toba, Saskatchewan and Alberta under the direction of Mr. J. S. Woods worth. Resolved: That this council of tho Lethbridge Board of Trade is of the opinion that these researches, and the lessons to be derived from them in re- gard to our duties to the people from foreign countries who have come to Canada are of groat value; and that the researches into matters affecting mentally deficient are also instruc- tive; and this Board oC Trade respect- fully suggests that the work should be continued and extended by the support of the Government of this Province of Alberta. Copies of this resolution to be for- warded to the Premier, Hon. A. L. Sifton, and to all members of the pro- vincial cabinet. Are The Four Fruits Used in Making "Fruli-a-tives "FHUIT-A-TIVES" is only mcdiciao in tho world tlmt U mado from tho juices of fresh fruits. Thus, it is manifestly unfair to say, "I won't tako l-'ruit-a-tivca bccausel hava tried other remedies nud they did aie Ou the cthnr hr.nd, the fact "Fruit-a-lives" is entirely different ftgmMy etHer Uumorld, jsj-t trouble of tho Stomach, Liver, Bowels, Kidneys or Skin. Fruit-a- is composed oftke active printiplt cf fruit and the greatest ntruc tonic tvcr ftammef a DOX 6 forSJ.BO, trial Atalldoalcrsorsontpost by Fruil-a-tircs Limited, OtUwa. Colin C. McCrlmmon, a former To- ronlo druggist, died suddenly in De- troit. In I and S pound also Fine Ground for Perco- lators. 172 "Ridpath" Clothes Immediate Selection There Is a considerable difficulty In securing delivery of Im- ported Suitings and Overcoatings for Fall and Winter wear. Also we are experiencing a tremendous increase in business. Many of our patrons this season have made a selection for their requirements, to be finished later in the season, even into January. Ridpath The House of Style, Fit and Service PHONE 730 407 FIFTH ST. 6. o p PTIONS provide the cheap- est means of carrying your grain over winter. REMIUMS now offering for special shipment on barley ELEPHONE us for billing Instructions. N direct touch with European buyers through UR own export depart- ment. O NONE better equipped to give you service, SECURE our bid before selling. James Richardson and Sons, United 201 Sherlock Bldg. Phone 777 Establlthad 1857. W. J. Lloyd, Mm. Res Phone 366 M.M. Clark, Aect Ph'n 1072 The Bread Problem is not a problem in the home where Shredded Wheat is known. The whole wheat grain is the real staff of life, and you have it in Shredded Wheat Biscuit prepared in a digestible form. It con- tains more real body-build- ing material than meat or eggs, is more easily digested, and costs much less. The food for the up-and-coming man who does things with hand or the kid- dies that need a well-bal- anced food for study or play the housewife who must save herself from kitchen drudgery. Delicious for breakfast or any meal, with milk or cream. Made in Canada. If Cross, Feverish, Sick, Bilious, Clean Little Liver and Bowels. A laxative today saves a sick child tomorrow. Children simply 'Will not take the time from play to empty their bowels, which become clogged up with waste, liver gets sluggish, stom- ach sour. Look at the tongue, mother! If coat- ed, or your child is cross, fev- erish, breath bad, restless, doesn't eat heartily, full of cold or has sore throat or any other children's ail- ment, give a teaspooilful OL "Californ- ia Syrup of then don't worry, because it is perfectly harmless, and In a few hours all this constipation poison, sour bile and fermenting waste will gently move out of the bowels, and you have a well, playful child again. A thorough "Inside cleans- ing" is oftimes ail that is neeeaimry. It should he the first treatment given In any sickness. Beware of counterfeit fig syrups. Ask your druggist for a EO-cent bottle of "California Syrup of which has full directions for babies, children of all ages and for grown-upa plainly printed on the bottle. Look carefully and Bee that it is the "Call- tornla Syrup OF CANADA A Valuable Feature of a Joint Account opened with the Union Bank of Canada in the names of two persons, Is that if one dies the family funds are not tied up Just when they are likely to be most needed. The survivor can withdraw the money without delay or formality. Think it open a Joint Account LETHBRIDGE BRANCH A. F. S. TATUM, Manager GRASSY LAKE BRANCH H. E. SANDS, Acting Manager GRAIN! UnequrJled facilities (or Mcur- IIIE reliable iniormatloa regard- log Grain. Frequent All Diarketa. Yru are invited to make UbP of this servlca. Ask for bid! on your carlots of Kraln. Private wires to New York, Ohl- csgo, Minneapolis, Winnipeg Baird Bortercll, Union Bank Building. ARCHIE. E. F.EESOR. Mgr. Phone 1599. Res. Phona 1882. YOU can save Belgian Though you cannot fight and kill Germans, you can give and save some of their helpless Belgian victims, three million of whom must be fed or starve. So little is needed to feed a Belgian family, and so economic- ally are contributions handled by the B llgian Relief Commission, that there are very few 11 us who could not provide for at least one family through this winter, or till the end of the war. a than lOc. a do it! How easily you could save that much from your little how much it would mean to some Belgian mother and her hungry little ones! Wouldn't a little self-denial now be richly repaid by knowing, when the war over, that you had done your part, and had saved precious for our unfortunate Allies 1 Enroll your name to-day among who are doing their bit in this way Send your subscription weekly, monthly or in one lump sum to Local or Provincial Committees, or Send Chequei Payable to Treasurer STRONG DOWLER GRAIN Commission Merchants LMhbrldgt O-jr entire orginliatlrm U at your servtoe and with our exper- ience we can safely guarantee to get you the best prices for your grain at any time and for any grade or kind of (rain. Phono M Calgary) Far Office 1895 Lathbrldge Quota- 1811 Lethbridge) tlons. in Our Agents who are In your district. J. A. CUMMINS Lethbridge .Manager co. LETHBRIDQE, ALTA. "ALWAYS WORKING" You may make money by let- ting us bid on your next car of wheat, barley or flax. IT COSTS YOU NOTHING. Our Winnipeg and Lethbridge offices represent SERVICE. U8" J. H. TALLING Local Manager Office Phone 1580 Residence 872 Belgian Relief Fund ST. PETER STREET, MONTREAL. 27 Feeds a Belgian Family One Month. tent to.W. A. Buchanan, M.P., Chairman of the Southern Alberta Belgian Relltf mn fcethbridgt, will be fannrdld quarttrs in OFFICE PHONE 1813. MANAGER'S PHONE 1484. SMITH, MURPHY CO. GRAIN HEAD OFFICE, WINNIPEG Write or phone at our exptnte if you have grain to handle. We can asiure you the best price the market will aland and give you courteoua service and prompt returns, N. T. MACLEOD, MANAGER LETHBRIDGE OFFICE SHERLOCK BUILDING ;