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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 12, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12. 1J)18 Tim LETHFJRIDC.F. IMII/r .fK�WL� BEFORE IHE JUDGE and Poor, Young and Old,  (luncrous and Mean, Kept Ihe Magistrates Husy ( Though Magistrate Irwin called off fll police court, cases on Monday to olebrate the big event, the KntnrfaiiH weren't. �n generous. Instead they set. a Kangaroo Court anil with a big force dI' special cops, aided by Chief I lardy limy arrested sn many and had their two magistrates, Messrs. L'eorge MacKay mid Hoy Davidson working mi smoothly Ihaf liy the (line court win adjourned nl il o'clock they h.td viirlrhod tlie treasury hy u7-*>7. What was it all for? For tho best, cause In the wot hi-a fiirisl mas tree for the kiddies of the soldiers of Lethbridge. That's a Job the Itotari-sins have taken on Ihemselvos and like the live wires they are, lliey ;uo � liiK to make n good joli of It. The Idea first came from Commissioner Freeman. He suggested )n the morning lliat Die Kangaroo f'oiirl. and special caps get hllsy for Cross, lie passed the Idea Hie Itoi.iry Club, who were quick to lake II n)i. hut they decided ilia", as Decide to Issue Treasury Notes Against Outstanding T -Order Truck axes the Kid Cross would not he in need of funds'will] thn war At the. regular meeting of the cilv council, which was postponed from Monday owing to Hie celebration, il 1 was decided this morning that I reus-nry notes for $l'J1,()iMi should he is-j ..)iuil against, outstanding taxes, lliis ! money to ho lined to [iay the overdraft � against, the city1; current, account, at. 1 the Dank of Montreal and to purchase  ! another piece of moloi' lire n ppava! us j at tin approximate cost of $li>.inin. | The: Issue of these note.: is inthject , to sanction holli hy the hoard or litll-; i,itles and a vote of the people, and a I  money bylaw will be submitted about six weeks hence if tie sanction of Hie utilities hoard can lie obtained. or 11 he money the tflOX.pmi is in lieu oft the money paid for (he filler plant. ' against which no capital debentures i jliavo ever been issued. The purchase 1 I of the fire apparatus Is desired by! Chief Hardy in order in give a duplication of Hie LaFrance pumping truck. The unpaid taxes on which the trea- ........, suvy i\ii1�b will be Issued amount lo the Ked ' Hardy snpjilled some old uniforms and : S.'t'M.o'W, covering from DM! up till along to helmets, and hands were secured with j the end of 11)17. Much of these taxes the letters ".S.P.," and about a doz'-n In not subject to collection at the proof them took to the streets early In , sent owing to the moratorium which will he lilted sumo time aftet SUGGESTS RELIEVE F PAGE SEVEN Hen. Archie McLean public works is a visiii toduy. Hon. -Mr. .McLean elated over the allied victor terms of the armistice, lie wJll no) be long until the boys are back. A illicit Inn Is now heini' hy I he military officials, h oHsary to keep a standing Cermnny. and if thn Camel 10 supply part of these tt .Melyentt says the military 1 this dblriet believe th.. who were to have been rlrn! vemher of this year inii-,1.' over In relieve (he , bv.---been through the actual fie year. mini � � il! till oil v nil- lily :-' and the iliinks ii 1 '..-iiadian I I-', lice. 1 r Hiy in Ifilli Htreot. In bis Ford car on (lie = Ide. '.vulk. lie was approached by 11 uol)o that no drastic action to collect will be taken. the afternoon. Two courts were set up in Victory Loan headiinarters, and all afternoon and evening arrr-jls anil convictions were the. order. A few objected, but only a very few failed to pay their fines. The usual fine was yl. With pome it iv.in $."�. The city auditor wus arrested because he could boast no children and -.van soaked $i>. A young lady who celebrated hy appearing In boys' clothes was arrested at night, when the court wan moved over to the dance on tho street. Sin? had no money to pay her fine, so had to mount a table and step dance, which she did to a nicety. Another tunning looking young lady carrying an American flag wus urrcstort for having 'ho Htars and Htrlpns displayed. Shr> had no money either. A good looking young fellow stepped up anil paid her fine on condition that she (limco with him. She did. Dtit tho young man was arrested n few minutes later for being out of xtep. Kvery excuHe was a Rood excuse for an nr-re>�t. it wan n lot of fun for the crowd ,,,, and about e(ii7 gathered In front of the 1 ()u \\n regular Victory Loan headquarters all after- While the rest noon to watch proceedings. And now tho court Is still open. Anyone who wants to donate, to this good cause can get hiniHclf fined at the Victory J^ian office and receive a receipt worded "Kxetnpl from further HERALD'S EFFORTS contribution Id the Soldiers' Kiddies-Christmas Tree Fund.' Total Victims From Influenza Since Epidemic Broke Out is Thirtv-Fivc With four death* roportad on Monday from Influenza, bringing tho total up to ISfi, and with 16 now residence)* placed in quarantine. It is too early to say that I.ethhrldgu hns nothing more to {put from the epidemic. Only six houses were released from (tuarantitio ho thut tho Increase for tho day was lfl now houses afflicted with the mul-tidy. It Is helleved that most of tho etisos now art) confined to tho district north of tho track, and thorn It Is confined principally lo tho mining districts. One or two serious cases aro report-oil today. This morning n prominent citizen walked into the Herald office and said: "1 want, to congratulate the Ilrr-Issue of Monday, us were celebrating you turned-out one of the finest papers I 11 ive recti. It was full of telegraph new. and other new's. 1 don't m-l-how you did it. The feat war. worthy of a paper in a city many tlmcn the size ot l.ethbrlilge. ' The Herald is very pleased with this praise, naturally. Many nthr.r citizens have had occasion to tell us how well we nerved the Lethhrldgn pub;!'-In the way of making U10. news available. Identic Kind how It appreciated tho early special. Other towns in the routh have wired appreciation of the Herald's courtesy In sending them official word of the uignlng ot tho armistice. The Herald got out four editions on Monday between midnight and two o'clock In tho afternoon Tho first, which went to prosB heforo tho big news cam" through, was sent out on tho midnight trains. Tho second was the armistice extra. The, third was the regular noon odftion containing the Hutntnary of armistice terms and the regular edition put out at two o'clock contained tho complete tortus nn received over our leased wire. After tlie regular edition tho utaff had a ] holiday, but in tho morning the. .whole staff worked whllo the rost, of tho city celebrated. TROPHI Gold The biggest thing in the way of laundry soap is Gold Soap. It is as good as laundry soap can be. It is bigger, weighs more, and lasts longer than any other cake at the price. When you buy it compare the size. When you use it compare the quality. Cold Soap i� maJt in IA� #*roc��r � GambWFmttori** at Hamilton, .CoiUMta F E .Mayor Hurdle tlilfl morning tabled a loiter nt tho council mooting which he had received In answer to one from him to Gonernl Mewhurn. minister of militia, asking Unit Lethbrldge. ho presented .\vlh some war trophies. The answer stated that tho request was noted, and Lelhhrldgo would ro-eelve every consideration. A general statement as to the plan to bo followed In distributing war trophies to tho cities of Canada will ho Issued to the press shortly, tho Intter anltl. W. A. Iluchanan, M.P., hati already placed a request with tho government for war trophies for Lothbrtdge. Most people think that Lethbrldgo being an nrtillery town ebotihl receive n whole battery of captured (ionium Runs. 1 LOCAL DOCTOR ENTERS PROTEST "I firmly believe that tho wearing I of masks is absolutely unsanitary, do- j lug far nioro harm than good," saiil} Dr. Levering to the magistrate this' morning In tho city police court. The doctor 'wan arrested last week for failing to wear a mask and voiced a strong protost. against them this morn-, lug. Ho was fined the usual $1.00 and j costs, and it is understood that ho will appeal the judgment to make, a test ease. "Thero tiro a lot of other directions In wliich tho police might turn their activity rather than on the mask question," said the doctor. Six other delinquents wero pickoil tip op Saturday night. 'Pete Merleiic-ko, A. Morlencko, C\ Morleneko, ]!. 'Geglnr and T. Anydras, They all pal* the customary $1.** ;;nd costs, A J There were several an!., : 111:1 .lien ! during yesterday, most or them i, ;iilt-' ing in Miun.sheil headlight--' mul wind-. shield (.'. H. Uoss pulled off mi i.rli: iii.il ."twit when lie tried 1,, rltn down What, two political parties iiavi at present lu Dominion I'liMUcs'.' What, was the Issue in the ! a is f gen-ei.il Dominion election.' Who i; our local member in 1 ho I louse of Commons'.1 What w.'i-i his st'itul in Hie general election'.' Who is t:\e Premier ()f ('iintela.' Who is the (iovernor (iencrnl'.' How lims he receive his appointment ami what are his duties? - What qualifications are required by Cabinet Ministers'.' How do they receive their appointment*? Over what affairs does the province exercise cent nd? What a trains are controlled by the Dominion (tovernmeni ? What are the r'edornl government's .-ource-i of revenue? Kilnionioii, N'ov. 11- The death of William Ford Power, aged "3 years, of the IMSIh battalion, at the military hospital on Saturday morning iH one of the sad incidents of thu influenza epidemic t.ient. Power was a native of Irelnuil and upon coming to Alberta lie. ;.-fl ,ri ;ilventurous life in the far 11011 n. When .lini Cornwall, llcii'eiiiini 1 olonel of the JtSlh. to Kdniontoii to sign up. "Hill" Cower, as he was known to everyone. came as well, lie went overseas with the hattiiiiijii as 11 sergeant. J wounded ami promoted on tho field 1 when only a few months In France, j In .May las! Lieut. Power was again wounded and badly gassed, and after 1 spending several months in hospital j he. was invalided borne 10 ICdmonlpii 1 for a six 111011!lis' vest. now came Hearst, publications cannot now ixi bought in Honolulu as a result of thu work of the Vigilant s Corps there By an overwhelming majority the people of Western Canada have decided that Blue Ribbon "Mountain Grown", Tea is the best. Ask for it. "THE DAY The war is won. The guns are silent-the trenches are vacant-bloodshed has ceased-Victory is triumphant-Freedom is assured. Germany, the beaten, whimpering bully of the nations, lies stripped of power, whining for mercy, shudderingly awaiting the righteous retribution to be exacted for his fiendish crimes against outraged civilization. A war-worn world is nursing its wounds and planning for a future of peace and universal freedom. In this day of thankful joy and glorious triumph let us not forget the imperative duty lying immediately before us. Let us manfully, dutifully and determinedly round out the nation's splendid effort. Let us be as big in this triumphant day as our men have been heroic in the fiery din and bloody peril of battle. Buy Victory Bonds! 005?2688 46863? ;