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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1918 mmtmmsisammmmmtsseasmss__' ' ,. -= THE , LETfi^IDG^^^^^^ HERAI-J) ) PAGE THREE THAT SON-IN-LAW OFvPA'S Pa Tikes'Vei^eatfice*\but on the Wrong Trombone. By Wellingt on /^H-H? W U^ST I ^ET MY HflNPs;on INSTRUMCNY O^TORnURErltiAf .IHAY S'^PHr/^D'S BEEN A-1rpcnr'N �^ HE'l-U OOYiO MORE 1POMBONE PW*yiN' IN THIS HOU^E,BY pR0>^>,RABOOh6l,THE Died:-H. G. Wilkinson, Vancouver; S..A. Kent, Calgary; Capt. O. H. Smith, Montreal. Mounted Rifles Wounded:-D. M. Weaddington, Michel, B. C. Machine Guns. Killed in Action:-Lieut. T. ' A. Smith, Chilliwack, B. C. Among the large subscribers from Quebec city to the Victory Loan are: Price Bros. & Company, $500,000; Dominion Corset Company, #500,000; Sir William Price, |260,000; F: W. Ross, .$200,000, and Vesey Boswell, $100,000. \ v'biijawB.iiNOT-; 6-The war has. cost Oanad^i'wSllT^''^'' '*l;000,00p,000 up to ,diSteV ''.TJlliS*?cipniprlses accounts which Uav^ei'itc^uVUlf;'I>apsed through the fl-nan9a-v>^eM^ine^^^ not in- cla(jfey'i��!Bntr'overseas expenditures, fo'r'fjfftfrjj^oa^jteptfnts have not yet been presented;^ ^ -  War expenditure by the Dominion since August, 1914, has been for the different finance years approximately as follows. 1914-15.............$ 6O,7B0,00p 1915-16 ---------...... 166,197,000 1916-17.............. 306,488,000 1917-18............... 343,835,000 Seven months to Oct. 31, 1918. ...;....... 169,174,000 Total .......�.....,.$1,046,444,000 The expenditure for war purposes last month was $66,510,000 as compared with $44,481,000 in October, 1917. It is explained, however, that the figures.for last month Include some overseas accounts which had been delayed in the mail. Revenue on consolidated fund account continues to increase. Last month it was $23,431,2.34, agairkst $18,241,165 for October, 1917. During the seven months ended Oct, 31, 1918, revenue was $164,414,160. This compares with fl45,719,060 the revenue for the equlyalent period last year. Expenditure on consolidated fund ac-couxit was In October, 1918, $19,685,-497; \ln October, 1917, $16,459,966. v The total net debt of the Dominion: on October 31. last, was $1,287,035,-509/ ah increase during the month of .$62,807,616. ' . T^E prize winning POEM. Toronto, Nov. 6.-^The Dominion Press News and Feature committee announces the award of first prize in the Victory Loan cartoon contest, to �Malcolm ;e. Charleson, Winnipeg, whose cartoon entitled "Victory Is burs," winii over 150 competitors. The contest was judged by C. F.' Crandall, managing editor of the Montreal DSlIy Star. The follo>vlng cartoonists received special mention: D. L; Howichln; Toronto: W. Har-land, Toronto; A. .T. Casson, Toronto; George Fawcett; Winnlvie^; M.* C. Towers, iHyinnipeg and Chariea Thor-een. Edmonton. Pekin, Nov. 4.-rTThe British minister to China, with .the conourrenoe of the other allied legations, has handed informally to the Chinese' government a memorandum concerning matters in 'which .-China .is regarded as having been remiss as an ally. Instances mentioned are^ the Allowing: , The wasting in' party political mat- : ters the Boxers indemnity, remitted for the purpose of fostering industries to enable participation in the war. ' Lack of resource by the Chinese war participation bureau-^nd the diversion of Chinese troops' to civil warfare in the south. Tlie appointment of a papal minister witliout consultation, creating an impression of friendship with tl^e enemy.  , Pailuro to confiscate ; enemy property, to Impose restrictions on enemy enterpriS|es and to impose penalties for trading with enemy subjects. Refusal to remove the �governoi'-general of Henio for supporting the enemy and the Bolsheviki in spite of the protests of the allies. i Failure to permit allied consuls to witness the trials of arrested spies. .__._-_- 'S FN BOARO Ottawa, Nov. 6.-There'was'a clash before the board of raihvay commissioners between the Imperial munitions board and the railways over the rates chai'ged by tlie railways on steel bars from which shells are made. There is a heavy movement' of this steel, particularly between the Soo and Montreal and the Soo and Toronto. The munition board claimed that the railways are charging 2%c more for shell-bars than for commercial bars and masked for a billet clas- sification of steel bars in Canada the same now in effect in international traffic. The representative.'! ot the railways did not deny that higher rates are being charged for shell bar than for steel ingots, but justified the charge on the ground that shell bars cal: for higher classification because before shipment they, have gone through two additional stages of manufacture. The board reserVed Judgment in the matter. A Victory Bond is profitable, because its owner will receive at least five and a half per cent, interest as long as he keeps the bond. After the war everybody will have to pay high taxes, but the Dominion will not tax these Victory Bonds or the Income from them, frhere is fUso a chance that th^y may be sold at a premium it the waji' ends soon. lOaO No. 1 Young Ewes Ramboulet and Lincoln Cross These; sheep are in the yej!y,-be?t- of condition and inn^ fee sold immediately. No. ifancy (Prices askod. Absolutely no culls in flock. . FOR PARTICULARS APPLY 410 Fifth Avenue South or Phone 1553 Inquiries Solicited. Inspection Invited. WHO DOES the BEST CLEANING? LEE DUCK, TAILOR At 402 Thirteenth Street N.-Phone 1770 ; Lee Duck lias Wen here for. five years, and he is a wlsll known tailor in~the city. He has extended his business by adding one dry cleaning iHachine. " '"KIGHEST CLASS WORK AND LOWEST PRICES Pressed only ... Sponge Cleaning Dry Cleaning (DELIVERY FREE) . .. 65c to 75c $1.00 to $1.25 $1.50 to $1.75 NOTICE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS. In order to comply with the Provincial Regulations concerning the present Influenza Epidemic, the regular meetings of the Knights of Columbus will not be held until further notice. 276-2 Epiemic of Inflaeiiza Instructioiis Regarding the Care of Sick Persons ^ Since Thousands of People Are Nursing Influenza Patients in the Provinces the Following Instructions Will Be of Value: CANADA FOOD b6aK0 LICENSE NUMBER 2-4.'l , RENDERS FOR THE ERECTION OF A MALE DORMITORY AND DINING-HALL, PROVINCIAL ASYLUM, PONOKA. Sealed tenders addressed to the undersigned and endorsed "Tender for a Male Dormitory and Dinlng-hall, Ponoka Asylum" will/be received up to 13 o'clock noon November 18th, 1918. ' Each tender must be accompanied by an accepted cheque, payable to the Minister of Public Works to the ai�j-ount of five (5%) percent of the leader. � . I. Should the contract be awarded the successful bidder shall be required to execute a guarantee bond, on aa~-ap-proved Surety Company to the aimounl of twenty (20%) percent of the contract. The cheques of the unsuccessful contractors will 'ce returned within six days after the contract is awarded. ' The right, is reserved to reject any or ^11 bids or to waive any defect. Plans and specifications will be us-sued to applicants at the Provincial Architect's Office, Parliament Buildings, Edmonton, on receipt of a deposit of ten. ($10.00) dollars wliioh will be refunded on return of plans, specifications and a bona fid'o tende^. L. C. CHARLBSWORTH, Deputy Minister of Tubllo Works. Dated at Edmonton thle 26th day October, 1918. Ad V L. A. H. Roosa Draying and Baggage Transfer \ Day or Night Service to Any Train When Called. . PHONE 1869 Residence 922,2nd Avenue Sfu^h / ^ 1^ DONT ' FDRCET THE WAR VETERAN WHEN YOU HAVE A JOB TO OFKER I Please nafjTy SecV Veterans' Oub Phone 372 1. Fresh air is the most essential requisite to the comfort and well be-jj Ing of patients, no matter how ill, ' 2. Rest in bed for three days after fevpf has gone is'^urged to prevent complications. 3. Pneumonia cases should not be kept in the. same room with uncomplicated influenza cases. . 4. Nourishing food at regular intervals. 5. � Plenty of water or lemonade. 6. General unworried service, avoid chattering, nagging or questioning an- , ticipate wants of sickest patients, con-Ivalescents usually ask for what they want.. , Keep the patients ,in Isolated room in separate beds. Keep .patient in bed all of the time. (This I'means- patient must not get up to go jto the bathroom). Two or three pillows arranged step fashion the lowest I >veU .under the shoulders will make I breathing' easier. Keep the arms and \ shoulders well covered. 'Ventilate the room freely. At the outset, headaches and backaches are frequent. Cloths (moist but not dripping) to; the head, changed fj-equently give some relief. Avoid anything that might cause the slightest chill. Care of mouth; a mouth wash every few hours and cold cream to the lips help to keep the moiith in a normal condition; If pat-lehf Is extremely weak^ swab Hho teeth o^ef{ilIy with moistened cotton applications three times daily. '' Coughing patients should keep mouth covered when coughing, paper napkins or three^ thicknesses of toilet paper used only once, are safe and better than rags or handkerchiefs. Keep a small paper bag pinned to bedside, within easy reach of patients hand, to reueive the used napkins, Change bag; at least twice daily, or �whenever It becomes .half full. The Invisible spray from the mouth and nose du.'ing coughing aild sneezing is as dangerous as visible expectoration. CohvaleBoent patients can be iaasked, ^eak patients are annoyed by them. � , Food-^ForAthe unhappy^ feverish 80aUents,llq Aid diet, liot or cold, as preferred, milk, lemonade, weak tea and coffee,, broths. For convalescent patients not feverish, soft diet, gruels, cooked cereals, milk, jellies, soft boiled eggs, etc. , Food riiay be kept in a thermos bottle, ~ Patients should drink some water when awake. ( PRECAUTIONS Precautions-All mouth washes, hath water, exeta, and uneaten li.^uid food'should be thrown into the toilet by the attendant. All bags, napkins, scraps of uneaten food, moutii swab, etc., should be wrapped in clean newspaper before being carried to the kitchen to be destroyed by burning. All Jiuen, sheets, masks, towels, etc., should be submerged in a large kettle of cold water in the sicli! room, or put In a pillowslip or laundry bag. This can be safely carried ^o the kitchen stove and when contents have been boiled'five minutes anyone may finish caring for the linen. When attendant cannot stop to wash her own hands, door Ituobs, faucets, etc., should be protected by scraps of newspaper which may be desti-oyed after each using. Attendants must be constantly masked, must wear big all-over aprons in sick room, changing it to a different one always before entering any other part of the house. Attendant must keep facilities for washing her own hands, soap, hail brush and paper towels in clean place and never touch the patient or patients utensils without afterward cleansing her own hands thoroughly. ..Running water is better and safer than a basin of weak disinfectant kept for the hands alone. Everything, used for the patient should be kept separately from the supplies for the I'est of the household. This means dishes, bed linen, bath wrappers, towels, face cloths, rocking chair, etc. � ' Families can help visiting nurses and aids by hfivlng hot water towels, and newspaper ready when nurses are expected. (Signed) Provincial Health Department MR MUN HOSPITA NOTICE TO RATEPAYERS In accordance with the terms of the Municipal Hospital Act, Petitions were received on August 19th by the Minister of the Public Health Department, Edmonton, asking for the creation of a Municipal Hospital District Including the .territory described below. Complying with these Petitions, the Minister established the Taber Municipal Hospital District on August 26th. Following the establishment of the District, the' Municipal Council^ in the said district in accordance with the terms of the Act, duly appointed a Hospital Board In said district. , The Hospital Board met and pte-pared the scheme outlined below. This scheme, is now under the direction of the Minister of Municipal Affairs, to be advertised throughout the said District for a period of fourteen days, following which,! providing all other conditions have been complied with, the scheme will be finally approved and a date fixed not exceeding thirty days from the date of such lepproYal,. upon whicli the ratepayers of the said district win be called. upon to vote for the adoption or rejection of,the said scheme. The territory Included in the Hospital District is as follows: (a) TO^IV^N OP TABER. _ (b) VILLAGE OP GRASSY LAKE, (b) MUNICIPAL DISTRICT No.'65 (d) IMPROVEMENT , DISTRICT NO. 66. - (e) MUNICIPAL DISTRICT No 96 Township 10,: Range 16 west of the river, and Township 10, Ranges 17 and 18 north of the riven Townshipdl Range IS, west of the river, and-all'ot Township .11 Ranges .17 and 18. The Hospital scheme submitted ]>y the Board upon which the. Ratepayera will be asked to vote, is as follows: ' Pursuant to Section 7 bf'the. Act (1) To purchase the Taber Hospital now operating in the 'Town of Ta-bar, at a price of not exceeding $7500, to include land, buildings and equipment as at present exisling. ' (2) To suppleinenf the revenue from taxation by a schedule of fees as under: bona fide, ratepayers'4 and members of his or her family at a rate of $1.00 per day and $2.50 per day fbr non-ratepayers; that the fee tor operating room shall, be $2.00 ' for minor and $5.00 for major operation. (3) (a) To. assume the existing debenture indebtedness of not ex- ' ceeding $7279; the purchase price of the hospital. (lb) To create a further 'debenture of not exceeding.$5000'for the purpose of providing and furnishing a nurses' home :and also to further equip the hospital. (4) To repay debentures amounting to ?7279 on orSg.inal basis and to retire further debenture issue of not exceeding $5000 In equal' annual Instalments with accrued Interest.- . ' Distribution of Maintenance and" Capital Expenditures (5) Capital: Repayment of instalments or principal and Interest of existing debentures $750; repayment: of principal and Interest of new debenture to be created $850..-----,.$1,600 Maintenance . , Salaries ot nursing staff and ' other help................. $7000 Drugs and dressings......... ' 1600 Fuel aUd light............... 600 Provisions and . supplies ..., 4000 Secretary's salary and stationery ................. 36P Repairs ...................1500 Bank interest, insurance etc.. '350 Organization expenses .....'., 400 Rebates and n^paynient� .... 7436 $25,236 Revenue Estimated fees from patients.. $2000 Government ^rant ^..-....,.... 500 Operating room fees :........ . 200 From taxation ....'.........,.. 22,536 $25,236 (Divided a* fllowi) Part Rural Municipal District'; of McLean ................ $3096 Rural Municipal District of Eureka...... ........ ........ , 9531 Local � Improvement District' No. 66............... 7688 Village of Grassy Lake ....... 461 Town of 'Tuber............. 1760 $22,536 Ad O FURS-FURS~FURS Highaat Prlcai Fald '/ CANADIAN HIDE tANP METAL COMPANY 220 2nd Ave. 8.  264-0 TRY A HERALD WAN! AD TEMPORARY CHANGE IK TRAIN SERVICE Account Influenza Epidemic etfeo tive 12.01 a.m. November 2nd, ttalt No. 511 from Medicine Hat to Calgarj via LeOibrldge and Aldersyde,' wll^ run on Monday, Wednesday and Frif day. No..52 from Calgary.to Medicine Ha(. via Aldersyde and Lethbridgo wHI run'on Tuesday, Thui'sday, and Sat urday. No. 522. from. Edmonton to Calgan will run daily except Sunday. No. 533 and 524 between Calgarj and Edmonton will be withdrawn. No. 527 and 528 between Hardistj and Edmonton will he withdrawn. For further particulars apply anj G. P.'R.'Ticket Agent, or J. E. PROCTOR, District Passenger Agent, Calgary. Dr. A.T. Spankie M-dI. c.ivi. EYE, EAR, nose and / THROAT SPECIALIST Otfice rooms 121-122 New P. Burns Building, Corner 8th Avi. and 2nd St. East, Calgary. Office Phone M2S48 Residence Phone M2077 Interne and House Sargeon, Manhattan Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital, New York City, 1911-1914. Specialist to Calgary School Board AUCTIONEER Long experience tn stock.and farm machinery. Sales conduc:< �d in any part ot Alberta. P.LAVALLEY ' COALDALE, ALBERTA For Date* and Rates Call The bowotey. Land Agency, Leth-' bridge.' Phone 1809 J lreel&Elliott Sheet liletaji Works Winter will aoon be here and bring with it the cold weather. Have your furnaces overbanl;,, ed by! us. Expert work. '!-! Hot air furnace work a Bper" cialty. � Phone 171,3 390 Sixth St'i.'' Lithbrldde, Alta. . DRAYING Of All Kinds WcstemTransferCp. Limited fllM*-C, P.. n. PralgM �:Hti PHONU ' ofn�* .......�..- 1111 " tablav.......... 1M4 ' THE ROY ELECTRIC Electrical Contraetiag at.�n kinds. Agents for the Worid Famous Delco Light Country wlrlnp^ a specialty. -518 4th Avenue Box SM Phone 735 320 Acres ADJOINING TOWN OF SKIFF $1.00 down, balance half crop. Best buy in district ?HAS. T. COUSINS SKIFF, ALTA. SPENCE'S AUTO LIVERY NIQHT CALLS, LETHORIDQe . HOTEL, PHONE 1324 COUNTRY TRIPS CLC6E0 CAR DAY PHONE 1142 - , , : RES, PHONE 428 : tractor Repfdrs We apeeiallztt tn Mbotiagni.^ tiiMtor cyllndera. and mtmM OTanlza Dlstomi and rbin. .'"i^/l We have tn stock at'9n�0|it; 219 1^' ^yi'i^U � mm 'I �:;1' i si; ] 99993 ;