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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 8, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHRRinr.E DAH.Y HF.RAT.Tl {From Our Own' Corresponclent'* MagratU, Nov. 7.-Magrath Is experiencing a lieavy Importation o� ' registered rams this tall. During the past six weeks several hundred liave been shipped into the Garden Ciiy. Messrs. Levi Harker and R. W. Brad-Shaw went to Toronto some time ago and bought four carloads, of Lincoln rams from the best Tiocks in Ontario, under the direction ot Mr. Ar-kell, Dominion live stock bommission-er. Two beautiful specimens ot this breed were used for show purposes in the east. Mr. J. B, Ririe and .1. I. Chipman have imported some tine Kamoulet rams from Utah and Montana. Mr. Ririe purchased one ram from the Utah State Fair held in Salt Lake, owned by Mr. Seely. ot Mt. Pleasant, for the neat sum of $350.00, he >is a prize winner and to all ap pearances as good a ram as the one sold by Mr. Seely for 51000 at the Salt Lake buck sale held in September. Magrath boasts of over 20 sheepmen, who own 60,000 head cf sheep, ranging from 500 to 6000 head each, worth In the neighborhood of cue million dollars. This Is one industry that has help-ad to put Magrath on the map and Of which the citizens are proud. Wood Bros, are the latest sheepmen added to.the list. . Patriotic Meeting Aa exceedingly large crowd turned ut on Sunday evening and listened to � iplendld lecture given by Dr. ^eeks of Cardston. Every available �eat was taken and everybody pres-mX enjoyed the program. The meet-lac TU under the direction of the "MSmS" FOR II GOLD JO BREATH OR SICK HEAOACHE for Liver and Bowels, for Bllloua-m��, Sour Stomach and Cona-tipation. ' Get a 10-cent box now, , Purred Tongue, Bad Colds, Indlgea- \ lion. Sallow Skin and Miserable Head-Bchet come from a torpid liver and JBlogged bowels, which cause your istomacb to become filled witbl undi-icested tooi, which soura and fermenta ,'Uke garbage In a awlU barrel. That's - Ithe first step to untold misery-In- '"'ere in charge of the rooms. On digestion, foul gases, bad breath, yel- Saturday next Mrs. Bennion and Mrs. ilow skin, mental fears, everything that  Bi'Wge will have charge. M.I.A. and President Ellis Heninger presided, 'ihe choir undur the leadership of J. O. Bridge, sang, "Onward, Christian Soldiers"; "Hark, Listen to tlia Truiiipoters," and "The Nation's bow to Satan's Thrall." The opening prayer was offered by J. L. Gibb. Mr. T. K. Roberts rendered verv nicely the solo, "We'll Never Let the Old Flag Fall." A vocal duet, "Laddie in Khaki," was sung by Mrs. Hale and Mri?. Wood. The Misses Jensen and Leonard rendered a beautiful piano duet. Mrs. Chris .lensen spoke ou the Victory Loan and told the people to bo prepared when the committeo visited them in their homos to.buy as many bonds as they possibly could and help all they could. Dr. Weeks' lecture was the main feature of the evening. Ho has lately returned from France and spoke of conditions as they were there and In Belgium. He "praised the brave Canadian soldiers who have and are doing tjieir bit in this great struggle, but said ihey were in need of more men and urged the young men to step fom-ard and offer their services to their country. Dr. Weeks is a member ot the Tribunal Exemption Board in this district, and will be here for a few days. On or about the loth of this month will be. a gala day for Magrath. Arrangements are now under way for a big time. Mayor Bennion says "Good roads are an Index to civilization," and in order for Magrath to keep her good name she must have good roads. Every citizen is asked to come out that day with his team and wagon and help fls the roads on the main streets. The ladies will furnish the dinner. On this same day the Victory Loan bonds will be sold. All the business houses will be closed and a big danco will be held at night. Watch for the exact date which will be set in the near future. On Friday evening a delightful time was spent at the home of Erl Harker, when Mrs. Harker and Mrs. Jos. Evans entertained a number of their friends. The evening was spent In music and games. A delicious supper was served late In the evening and all present report an excellent time. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. Bennion, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Bridge, Mr. and Mrs. J. Harker, Mr. and Mrs. A. Coleman, Mr. and Jtrs. Ira Fletcher, Mr. and Mrs. J. Tomllnson, Mr. and Mrs, J. A. Ririe, Mr. and Mrs. Levi Harker, and Sir. and Jlrs. H. Wood. Mrs. K. B. Oritchtield left on Monday morning for Claresholm where she will represent the Magrath Women's Institute at a convention being held there. The Red Cross rooms were In charge of Mrs. L. S. Taylor, Mrs. J. Turner, Mrs. Geddes, Mrs. Mercer and Itfiss Ririe on Saturday last. About 532 was cleared. They also acknowledge with 'thanks the sum of $5.35 from a friend. The Saturday previous Mrs. Turner and Mrs. McConnell Grand" Chevrolet car. The Misses Bessie, Millo and Stella Chipman loft last week for Provo, Utah, where they will attend school this winter. Parley Carter and family have returned to Magrath to make Kliolr home. Mr. Carter was one of the first settlers In Magrath and left hero 8 few years ago for Utah, where iio has resided, but now has decided aia-grath is the best. We welcome him back. Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Briggs motored to Lethtridge on Saturday. . The Progressive club gave a sue-cesslul dance on Friday evening. or L (CON'TINUKD fKOM FRONT PaOK), LiBERALS yiTE ATIABER Pass Strong Resolution Supporting W. A. Buchanan as Unionist Candidate sky made his declaration that the government no longer existed; that some .........__________ _________...... ot the ministers had been arrested | forces took possession of the telo- and that the preliminary parliament I graph office and the Petrograd tole- out for a delegare from each 25,000 of the population d- e.vpress the wlU'ot the Russian army. Early Reports Petrograd, Nov. 7,-(Delayed). - The Maximalist movement toward seizing authority, nmiors of which had been agitating the public mind ever since tlie formation of the last coalition cabinet, culminated Inst night when, without , disorder, Maximalist THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1917. (From Oiir own Cprre.spondent^ Taber, Nov. 7.-At a large and rep- |U horrible and nauseaUng. A Cascaret . week-end with Mr tonight wiU give your constipated Ha', ^pent the ^ee^end with Mr. from your druggisi wUl keep you feel- j "^^^^^^ j/r and Mrs In^le. a !ing good for months. Mmions of men ' Born.-To Mr. and Mrs. Ingles, a �nd women take a Cascaret now and .^^i Mr. Qfcn,fl \t�^H iTtov, then to keep their stomach, Urer and ! ^""^ M"- S^^nd ot Manti, Utah, ''rJeV^e^i^ent^^^frr.eW. Me\?rrD Mlilr^e^-'ratsor iSi�^l^-meT inside."'?: d"": ' ^rs Chris. Poulsen spent the week-j^-d. gentH .eanslng, too^-A_dvert ^^^l^^^^TA^^^^^^ resentative gathering of Conservatives and Liberals held last night, Tuesday, in the Union;st Club rooms and presided over by Dr. Hamman, a strong unionist organization was effected, with the following officers. Hon. President, Hon. A. J. McLean; presi dent, Mayor J. T. Willard; vice-presidents. Dr. Hamman, C. C. Cook; secretary, W. B. Grubb; treasurer, T. E. Henderson; executive, H. P. Annable, E. R. Vickery, T. G. Bates, J. H. Robinson, W, Blount, J. Ross, E. R. W;)dman. L. T. Westlake, H. P. Munro, R. D. Shields, Alex. Campbell and J. G. Bell, The following resolution was mov ed by R. H. Anderson, seconded by H. P. Munro and carried unanimously, "Resolved that whereas W. A. Buchanan, having been the late representative in the parliament of Canada for this constituency, and as the said W. A. Buchanan did support the Hon. R. L. Borden's conscription bill and the act giving our soldiers a vote, and so the said W. A. Buchanan is in favor ot a unionist government and a strong wln-the-war policy with the Hon. R. L. Borden as first minister, we, the members ot the late Conservative and Liberal parties In Taber, having decided to support a unionist administration do therefore consider that the said W.. A. Buchanan is the only and proper person to represent this constituency in the next parliament of Canada." A very interesting and Impressive address was given by Capt. Dr. G. W. Leech on war condit.'ons in Britain, Mr. and Mrs. Smith of Medicine! and the urgent necessity of reinforc- NOTICE! On account of the imcertainty of weatliei* coniditions we cannot accept service applications after 12o'clock (noon) of Nov. 10,1917. Canadian Western Natural Gas, Light, Heat and Power Co., Ltd. 276 c ing the Canadian army at the front. Other brief addresses were given by Mayor Willard and Messrs. Ewing and Bates. Ten delegates were appointed to attend the unionist convention at Leth-bridge on Monday, Nov. 12th. The meeting closed witli the singipg of the National Anthem. On Tuesday morning, Pte.'Waiter Marsh, one ot the first soldiers to enlist �roni Taber, returned home, invalided. He has seen active service almost from the beginning ot the war and received hla wounds on Vimy Ridge. HI (CON-TINUKD FKOM FHONT PaOEI AUCTION SALE OF Farm Stock and Implements At my farm Sec. 17-2-23, 4 miles south and 5 miles east of Woolford, adjoining Owendale farm on the west. On tUESDA Z NOVEMBER 13th AT 11 O'CLOCK SHARP 18 HEAD HORSES-1 sorrel mare, weight about 1500, age 4 years; 1 bay mare, weight about 1500, age 5 years; 1 bay gelding, weight about-1450, age 9 years; 1 brown mare, weight about 1500, age 13 years; 1 Hambletonian mare, weight about 1200, age 8 years; 1 team well matched Standard bred driving mares, extra good, age 9 ^nd 15 years; 10 good young mules, well broken, rising 4 years; 3 colts. 45 HEAD CATTLE-1 registered brown Swiss heifer, 2 years old, extra fine; 15 head of No. 1 milch cows. These are my select cdyrs. They are extra good; 5 common cows and will be sold as Buch;. 25 head young cattle comprising 1 fine blooded Durham bulL Extra fine two year old heifers, yearlings and calves. .MACHINERY-1 Ford auto in good running order, with extra good motor; 1 12-Inch roller grain crusher and 1 grepn straw cutter, attaichment to run with auto; 1 democrat; 1 Jolin Deere binder. In �good repair; 1 Deerlng mower; 1 McCormick rake; 1 heavy grain wagon; 2 good farm .wagons and racks; 1 light road wagon; 1 Cockshutt breaker with stubbie attachment; 1 Masaey-Harris Great West' gang stubble plow with breaker attachment; i excavating plough, Fi-esno and scraper; 1 I.H.C. 8 foot disc; 1 land packer; 1 set truck scales; 1 set grocery scales; 1 Cockshutt drill; i set harrows; 1 garden cultivator; 2 sleighs; 1 450-lb Magnet cream , separator In good sbape. In use one year; 1 full set blacksmith and carpenter tools; about 200 lbs, binder twine; 2 barrels stock salt; 1 barrel lime; 3 hay sUngs and quantity new rope; l set good heavy Concord hames, brass trimmings; 1 set good heavy Concord harness; 1 set good heavy driving harness; 3 set work harness; i set humane work collarsflloKle barnees; 2 saddles; some hay. About 50 chiokenB and IZturkeyB, HOUSEHOLD .FURNITURE Inclttdlng good sideboard, bookcase and. Secretary, 4 bed steads,-pprlnf8, and mattresses, and many otber articles too numerous to mention TEBMS CASH LUNCH AT NOON NO RESERVE AS J HAVE SOLD MY PAI^M AND AfVI IVIOVING TO CALIFORNIA. WM.dAWIBION, Clerk r. Cll^lEHPITHEW, Auctioneer A. C. DRAKE, Ow09f,.C. . the opinion of the French military experts. They contend the line was en-: tireiy too near the point where the i Austro-Germajj troops had broken I through the Italian front.- The experience ot,the French at the Marne is held to prove that there is an advantage in not stopping a retreat too soon, if a commander wishes to strike a decisive blow. The real successful Italian deten sive in the opinion of the French experts, will be based upon the historl cal quadrilaterial "Mantua Verona. Peschera and Lugatfo," and the real battle ot the campaign will occur when the Italian armies, supported by the French and British troops will defln-itcly bar the German invaders on these lines. The French general staff ^m^ade almost instantaneous response to the Italian appeal for help. Once the decision was reached to co-operate with the Italian army, the French troop trains began rolling towards the Alps. There was no improvisation in their functions; the plans were the result, of careful study and preparation and the general staff had conceived beforehand the whole scheme of transportation. HEAVY SALES OF SHEEP IN SOOTf] Sales of sheep to ranchers throughout the south continue to be heavy. As an indication of the manner in which farmers and ranchers throughout thai south are entering the business it may be mentioned that J. L. Peacock, who during the fall has sold in the neighborhood of 13,000 sheep, has sold the lot mostly in small bands. Eleven of these bands have been taken by farmers who are starting In the sheep business. Recent sales made by him include 520 wethers to Lathrop ajjd Delany, Coaldale, who will experiment in winter feeding with alfalfa, 300 yearling ewes, to J. P. Nellson of Cardston, and 20 bucks to V/. O. Smith of Leavitt, who recently secured 1200 ewes from Mr. Pea-; cock. A million sheep In Southern Alberta within the next couple ot years Is quite within the possibilities thinks Mr. Peooock, who believes the industry is really only now getting a foothold ampBB iM mmn. had been dissdved. Cheered Lenlne "j^ikolal LenSne, who .received prolonged cheers, outlined the three problems now before the Russian democracy: "First, immediate conclusion ot the war, for which purpose the now government must propose an armistice to the belligerents; second, the handing over of the land to the peasants; third, settlement of the economic crisis. "At the close of the sitting, a declaration was read from the representatives of the Minimalists party of the soldiers' and workmen's delegates the coup d'etat and withdrew from the council of soldiers' and workmen's delegates." A wireless dispatch from Petrograd saVs that the council of soldiers and graph agency. Orders issued by the government tor the opening ot tho spans of the bridge across the Neva later were over-ridden by the military committee of tho council of workmen's and soldiers' delegates. Communication was restored after several hours of interruption. No where did tlie Maximalists meet with serious opposition. An I effort by miUtlameu to disperse crowds ' gathered in the Nevaky and Loany j prospects during the evening provoked j a fight in which one man is reported ; to have been killed. Minor disturbances, some of them accompanied by shooting, occurred in '"^^ ROYAL YEAST ^FaST vAhKI 4"*''**^ ^ * ��ntury.' Bread bakKd with Royal ITJ^^'^^KySwl y�Mt will liaap fraah imiiI molat longer than that mad* with tiny other, ao that a fkill week'* eupply can oaally be mad* at'one baking, and th* laat loaf will be Just as good a* the fint. MADE IN CANAPA EWGILLETT COMPANY UMTTED WINNIPEG toronto. ont. MOPJTBEAl, stating that the partj- disapproved of various quarters ot the city. A nimi- I her of persons are reported to have been killed or wounded, but there is no conformation. * This morning saw patrols ot soldiers, sailors and civilians in tho workmen's delegates has announced streets maintaining order. Further that the split in thte .council has been than a continuation of suppressed ex-healed and that a call has Seen sent citement, the streets ot the city pre- | sented no unusual aspects. The shops and banks which had opened tor busi-noss began to close up about noon. Shortly after noon a Soviet force occupied the telephone exchange where & small guard- had been stationed for weeks. An effort by gov-ornuiont forces to retake the exchange led to a brief fusillade, in which, it Is believed, many casualties resulted. The Maximalists "remained in possession ot the building. 'BIG SUBSCRIPTION London, Ont., Nov. 8. - The Huron and Erie Mortgage Corporation and Canada Trust Company have purchased Victory loan bonds to the extent ot two million dollars. TO REDUCE BREAD PRICES IN THE U. S. �Washington, Nov. 8,-^An attempt to reduce bread prices will be tho next movQ of the food administration in assuming control ol tho food commodities. At the request of Administrator Hoover, President Wilson will Issue within a few days an order directing that every baker in the country be required to do business under federal license. Tho new war bread will contain a reduced amount ot fats as both the lard and milk contents will be cut down considerably. Let Your Savings Hasten Victory continue in the fight toward Victory, Canada must have more money-more money to supply the needs of her fighting men-more money to establish the credits that will enable Great Britain to continue buying food and war supplies in Canada. And the only way Canada can raise this money is by selling Victory Bonds to her people. Next Monday, Canada's Victory Bonds will be offered. Don't be content with buying what you can buy easily. Stint yourself in every direction so that you can buy more. Every dollar you put into Victory Bonds will add to the pressure that is surely crushing the Hun. Every dollar will fight a winning battle and bring nearer the Day oi Victory. Consecrate Your Money To This Task-Buy Victory Bonds ----------_----------- , j Chairman, Southern Alberta Committee, i I "Canada's Victory Loan" ^X^i^^?T' i I All About It Kindly send to me a copy of pamphlet | entitled Canada's Victory Loan"-AU i I , About It. /  I is the title of a pamphlet that ( I [ should be .In the hands of every Name,...,......,.,............................................................... . ' man and woman in the country. � I Street or R.R>:........................ .....................a......... | j Mail this Coupon po.. I I at once and get your copy province.............................................,......................, I I_________________----_----J Issued by Canada's Victory Loan Committee la co-operation with the Minister of Finance of the. Dominion of Canada. 7824 ;