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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 14, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta " '(wins tho f:BiMtt^-^e/^�l4rii. JMatriets liiVef^ftliM^ Gone Ovtr ; Their AUotkcnt , _�T3�, Nor. :!ita 1918 upon the lid Aoeompltihnkent tot Soathem in' pM�ing itB^objectlTe early JvMk: AmoDC tltbse who hkve Mtomal telegraiDB from point* e the; district are Hon. C. A. Dun-'�lngFHOB.> chairman, for Saskatcha-r%nin|vW.' 'Htoaa'Al�er ;:;-E.|R.'Wood, chairman Dominion ez-(^{cutlTe, irtras "William lU Tool, chsir-'i'iimanlsouthern. Alberta committee,-a* ' �oUl8 an achler.e-' inenf TTorthy of yon ,all., Have slvct .4)ie �lad news to the chairman of Uie Committee in-order that the le of Canada may Woiir irhat you done." ition ^ir'aeain directed tc Ui* �t by tlie i,irrevocatile decision, minhrter of finance ^subscription lor the yictoVy3Lrf>an;, 1918; mnat^ Norember Asteenth.' Sd snb-f ion :may he accepted i after that ,_____ jxcepf those iVcel^ed from Vic-i I*.|toryi41i0an headquarCera -R'ho are rc-risponaible for 8eel|t? filtat the appnea-i'JllonSv originated on orilnifore Novem- . , , crbwh'flrtt; - Ittaty;: t'JflanJugs'tlJlr SMI*>� ,'wrtstlaga - have come inlroaf'^ilnti^y points lU will "be' nOtked in tt(e publlahed list. .....Just i*i�itj'^um may/ be xeaclied; bjr Sbutherid lAllferta' is lol, cburV�i*can:jeo;: tnre, ia� th� 'tiibre.ot tw�ive teilliAn? Is being mentioned about execntivfi headqnarteA. Patriotism and common aeqae both, contribute to. the � balleC that;thlB sum may be reached as it Is unlikely; tV'o people of this countrij* wltl ew again have an. opportunity to liiy the Irtmda of Canada at a price to yield'^them five and one-half per cent Utereat. ^It is alio generally expected Victory Bonds will show an Immediate Increase in.value over par sa soon as the markots. of the United Stateirbphn-'tor^internatlonal 1)nBine�s; Thaee considerations in addition to the patriotic responsibility of prorid-ing the'government with ample funds in these strenuous times are leadlnk men who nerei- bought bonda^efora to Invest and'Othiirs Who hare bought are �ununtng up their affairs again with a view to increaalagtJielr subscriptions to the htgheet possible figure.. J, :.; . I^flie scrnthern idfvisions-stand today as follows? OrowB Nest, $838,300. Macleod, Olaresholm and Pinclier Creek, �582,700. Iietht>rldge division, including Ijeth-brl4ie district. Taber, Foremost, Warner,' Milk River, New Dayton, Barons and Oarmangay, |l,laD,800. Oardston, Magrath and Raymond, 1316,250. Medicine Hat division; Including RetiawUne, |79iS,700. The toUl for the south is ^9,381,050. Qebig Over Objeetiye. It now appears evident that no divi-sioB In Southern Alberta will fail to r�Beh its objective.- Several are al-rMdy well over It Tho districts in wUek the cities, or .Medicine Hat, I^brldge and. Calgary are located are alreadjp far over their objective as are alao the Xacleod-Pincher Creek-Clareiboilm diidision and Crowa N^est P�Bi. � The. ':?ardBton-Magrath-Ray-znoBd division has gone comfortably ovjsrJthe .top, oind/the.High River-Xan-ton-VvIcan.Okel(;oks division is close to its .objective. This is also true BaBSJan-BroDkB^BmpreBfrJenner dli� Victory Lo{^n Subscription Pass ed the Four' Hundred Million Mark Toronto, NOV, 14.-tTp till 1 p.m. today the reported subscriptions to the Victory Lfllin were 1401,459.250. Ac^ cording^ the summary Issued by the Dominion business committeo tlie-fol Ibwing was the return by provinces: � BriUsh Columbia, $20,251,350; Alberta, $10,724,350; Saskatchewan, $it)> 761,450; Manitoba,,$27,785,000; Mont real, 80,6S5,$50; Quebec, outside of Montreal, $17,711,850; New Brunswick, $11,328,800; Nova Scotia, $19,229,450; Prince Edward Island, $1,652,200; Tor-cihto, $78,521,300; Ontaritw outside of Toronto, $121,936,350; Dbmlnion total last year, $264,452,550. Further returns from the province of Quebec wired to the: central committee here at o'clock brought the tptal of the Victory Loan for all Can ada at that hour to $403,105,000. The Germans have discarded the Kaiser's Iron Cross as a badge of shair^^e. It would make a fittipg decoration for the man Who has no "Victory- Loan' button; dies of 'flu *er asOi'and those received by. mail! .StettjIer-CasloivCoronatlon-Monl- vfron}> Other parties, provided the cov-|�rin^^ envelope .bears evidence df hav- tor is alihiat at the'winning point Bed Deer-OldB-lbniBfall division show large liMraaaes. ,Good work is being done in Sod^ afountains Park by Barney. OoUlBoa^vwIto iB hitting .-the high spots in tkri; pnwlnpe, in, ^more meanings tbML catB." The Hown' of Oleichen and diBtilctshiiwa-another Jump of forty tftiiiinuaofl dciUersi. Ttie -towns of War- � xiilngi|een mailed not letet^than No-, i'ias soon thereikfter aa possible. '^n'^HWor HagST^ wblch have been i''lhr|i�iiBed from 8ir>irt�ipf:Southern: badly handlicai?!^ Ulnesp are noyr IjetaTind the jun�nd�* �^^^ > *ppea�'etoewhei�f la ttie Issue Mrtl^e.I^WwM promises a whlrl-^ito)i^t�ibutftlto'>itHe;;f�inBr of orgaHiJB-l-Vta4r��l�?l i*ap%nv88a6rs,aretConfte ^^^�^'v^m^'^'Ji^^nAa dea^^^hftting^e,million mark.'.Med-i^iflSre^rltB^ la'^oi^adS^ close tc "^^iKriM'^tbx^ iit ttie IMger �iti former grand vizier,, and minicter of finance; Enver Pafthar former minister of war, a:nd.'Djemal Paaha, farmer mlilis-a ter 'of 'marine, -J�avp fled , from> .:lConBtantlnopJi�^� :Tlfey .are'i^ce^ip' .^^ Jed ofvi'eirjbezzleknent and otl^'er.;" .cirimet, aceordingrito advices hi- ^ ceived here. mention is made of good servlcs given by WiUiam Gotfrod in .Ijoostingi hls^ district totals. ' �  kiddies One of the next big events at the year will be the Soldiers' Kiddles' Chrlatmaa Tr^ecv, With the big boost given the. Rotary\Club funds for this purpose by. means of tho Kangaroo Court on Monday, it is certain thut the event will be,all that could be desired, but more funds are always acceptable. On Wednesday the total was booste|d by $27.61. The $27 came la the. usual way, but about the 61 cents hangs n tale;. I On WedngBdfcy, afternoon a little I'girl only seven ye'ars of age called at the Victory Loan headquarters. To Arthur Baalim she handed a neat little package. "Please, this Is my bank^ and I want to give 'it to the Soldiers' Kiddles' Christmas Tree." Mr. Baalim unwrapped the parcel, ami thej-e lav ai coppers,-tWo nickels and two dlmeSTn Every cent the^-chlld had In her hank she had heartily given for the- good time it is proposed to have for the kiddies of Lethbridge'B^brave soldiers on their first peace Christmas. With an inspiration like that the Ro^ tary club is going to redouble its efforts for the occasion and the members feel sure that tlte people of Leth-bridge will sup^brt'them to the limit. hughWtj old m, dead One of Best Known Citizens-of Lethb'ridge---Active in Masonic Order-Homestead InspecttH- Once more death'has entered the ranks of the old timers of the city and removed one who. has been in Leth-bridge almost from' the time the town Avas established. This mofning at 11.30 Hugh Scott sucmimbed to heart f^lure after a'tong^'nattle with Influenza which -developed into pneu monla. The late'Mr. Scott had recovered from the pneuifiohla. but, the attack had left'htB heart so weak'that recbvery ,was impossible. The late Hug1i ScoftJcame to Ii^th-bridge frdm-'Ayrshlre^^ Scotland; bav- ...... ,. ....-3 IF yoii want to ^ring Music irrto^ y^pur home, you caiinbt be more certain oif ^et-ting^completer Sjitisfaction .tl^ by buying ^^M^^i^'k.t Sat. Only "Tlie Designer Regular value is $1.75. -This is a-bri^t;^s4w�Ml ^if^j^iferestihg stories, illustrations - ' orFancy^IJIedffle.woi'k'ahd^ : - -.^^ .'TH&Il^llSt STANDARD PATTERNS appear in each publication X" .'THErLATEST STANDARD PATTERNS appear in each publication .^of Tlie ^Designer-Thes^ patterns, you will find after once using to be^|thb(m� b tfei �Ufhest type of ^Fhoaftfrfiph made:and ' pon^sies aidvaatafl^',aot found'in oQter niakcs,it>does'not cost any more thaa u orfiaiwy Plioaogrepb. For instance,^ the QlostTatiQn shows a Pathe-phoae �^iaga*$m.,BO. Canp�-e this Patbe^ioo/.with any other make of Phpoognphafid yoa wSlugne that t� look^forbcttM" is utter wast^ of eflfoft. Koto tto foUown^ ipoiata: mbmtglkt .tmrnrntu fmtka'rwamrd, WhUh ptmfB mtth m ptr-mmitmml gMtmlm SmaMilfBM JButmdaf thmmrmtehy,rwcwrf- ' Iti(^the'&MSt PilOMCraph In'itM price ctoaa, finer than yoahad hoped to own. A ; ;;,sin�U cashpw,ym�wtf prAaWy leaa than ywi bad expcctad to pwy-will take it to � &k THE PATHk^ FI^SiES  ��� ' . � �TORONTO,..;, � � - r 98 LOCAL DEALER^ :^yi?S0N's My co:,JLETHBRib^E /I'V^fSi^rf^*- V V,,,.'.',,. ':,'5-, ; ing'heen bom near the home of'Roh ert".Burns; He arrived in 1888, and YtJ ^t^qncB became connected with the coal mining business with which he was connected until after the beginning of this centurj', beih|j an employe ipf ;th6 Gait Collieries. In' 1890 he was follbw^d'by the remainder {of tlie Scott i. family who have made Leth-brldge their home ever., since. i^ffer severing his connection with the; Galt.Cbllierles Mr. Scott was city watermaster for a number of years. In ^1912 he was appointed a homestead inspector in the Lands Department forytb.e Letbbrldge district, which position i he held at the time of his death. Deceased leaves to mourn him, be sides a sorrowing widow, three sons, Hugh J. R. aged 19, William T. A. aged 17 and Arthur W: Q.' aged 11. .His mother, Mrs. Robert Scott.^atid six brbthers also survive, Rob'eH, ;7Dhn, Andrew and AIm in Leth-bridge, William with the 39th Battery in France and Ihomas at Commerce,, vThe late Mr. Scott waa; tan^-actiye member of the Masonic order; and was at one tipie District Deputy Grand Master. He was a Presbyterian in .religion and a staunch Conservative in'politicB. He was also a member of the r. O. O. P. /, The funeral arrangements have not yet been announced but the Masons willbe in charge. . ' consiables are Recognition of the �aervices: pert formed by Constable Allen ok5the A? P.P.,' "D" division, in the arrest of Chas. Matthews, horse thief and jail breaker who was found armed'to the teeth m his shack on his ranch near Plijcher Creek after having escaped iironil the jail here a second time, is l^lv?9 In orders issued by Bupt.^iy�p. Conit, Allen has be^t granted.?$?5 t Plncher Creek, who took pfrt in the capture has-been promo'ted 'f0 'The Typogi^pHical Journal brings w'ord to I:�th1jridge'Of an honor conferred oh Lieut. S. T, Rekofski, a bro-tlier of A. V. Rekofski of it^e Herald cdmposlng room staff: j"L,leut. S. T. Rekofski, a charter miember. of No. 657, Reglna, who is ndw serving overseas with the royal air force, has been wounded and Is now in hospital in liondon. In a letter Lfeut; Rekofski encloses the following citation from the ^headquarters of the French fifth army, which, coming through the.BVencU orders,.'brlng3 to him the French crolx'de guerre'^'^itlrst-clfesB with gold palm: �" -'Lieut/ S. T. Rekofski, royal air force, - squadron, durlng*i two successive days, the attacks by the infantry'la liaison with the air. forces flying at a low altitude, thus exposing themselves to the enemy mitraHleuses, not taking into consideration the artillery of the enemy, notably.on July 24; while fljring at less than 100 jpstrSs from the ground in reconnolteinng above an en'emy '.location, was wounded by five bullets. Ho succeeded in 'coming back to the lines, bringing precious Information to the officer commanding. ''Lieut. Rekofski first enlisted in Reglna in 1914 and has seen-service with the C;A.S.'C. artillery as well as being with the royal air force. Although his wmmds are doing well, he will have a silver plate put in his wrist, as the-bone was badly shattered." Only one new death from Influenza is reported in-the city today. This brings.the ^tal fatality-list frbm influenza Tip to 441 - There is m&re evidence today that Monday's celebration .resulted > in . a number of new cases. On Wednesday 17 new "houses were ordered placed in quarantine. Of these 10 were south of the track. At the same time-14. were released from quarantine. This indicates tlia* almost as many are retfovering as. are contracting the malady.' ^ . A number of well known business men are reported'as victims of the epidemic this morning. ^ Moose Jaw, Nov. 13.-Percy L. Hay-craft, a well-to-do farmer residing about three and a half miles from Crestwynd, southeast of Moose Jaw, committed suicide on Monday night or ' early Tuesday morning Tiy shooting himself directly over the heart with a double barrelled shot gun. He had been ;in Inmate of Selkirk'and Bat � tleford asylums on^ three separate oc caslons. On the table In his house wag an open bible and beside It a last will . and/testament .which from Jhe language\used leads th� authorities to believe that the deed was committed while insane. Tfaie coroner said an inquest was unnecessary, after viewing the body. Prof. Gamllle Schneldor, -Harvard xUnlversity,. Is charged with sending large sums of money to Aiutria. id dispose of all holidays Whether r- 6r not the Lethbfidge BcUool boards will,follow the lead ot^ i^ome other cities in the matter of making up the time lost owing to tho j R\\ epidemic is something that has not. been decided. 'The public sckool board postponed its regular monthly meeting yesterday; but it is likely this matter will be discussed wben the meeting Is flnilly ^iilA. The Spokane ' School Board has- aeclded vthat,- In-order -to mi&e up'the 28 days lost owltfg tothb epiaamlc,'school wllLbe held 6n every f achool iday until the lost time is uiide up.. This raaans tbat?be usual Christ-' UBB hollfiyB will be dispensed- wltli and holidays allowed onlyif^rX'.--\f*vQ �Bflst, , 'm. Charles Milk, ^familjis^eA:;^:;-sliie, 7, ilns for.......;:y^ �l\lv ; ^.^#*^^'^>J5^-?fe^'^>V'?:G'iARANTM':. Ql4UTY-,MEBCfOkND(SE'-- 230 THIRTEENTH .ST. N. ^rnmimm 0056 0?1655 63736?82 ;