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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 25, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta ] MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 19L8 tAe lethbridge daily meralr page three JmJm FHAT SON-IN-LAW OF PA'S -i--X ^oyf Gedric's Ready (6 Resign as Pa's Nurse , By Weilington BOULTON'S TAXI Otosed and Heated Car City and Country Trips Office Phone ............ 120(5 RESIDENCE Phone ..... 109S MILNE TRANSFER Coal C.O.D, Prompt Service. Phone 1345, 410 13th Street N. .280-26 iPfi �GOVT. FOR NEAR'HftT WIIH M OF IR Willi the aiTBst and cijhviction at Medicine Hat the other day by tho R. N.W.JJ.P. ot Mrs. Hildegard von Wil-uckl on a charge of having banaeil Oerman papers in her possession, the Mounted Police, who are charged with the duty otloolclng after alien ononi-ies in the west, came upon a ratlier remarkable story of German Intriguo whlth. savors atvbngly o^ a depp laid spy plbj^l The voii Wiluckl's were discovered �by Detective I^bh of "K" division of-the mounted police as a rosuH ot a Husplcion which had lurked for sonio time In the mind of W. J.' Hall, J.P., a,t' Alderson, who stated that he had teen told, that there was a farm near that place, owned by a Qerman, where a quantity of papers and railway niaps of a suspicious nature were hidden., Detective Lobb went to Alderson and on to the von Wilucki homestead, which is called the Lindau farm, and Which has been rented to a Ruasian named Chas. Destules; Mrs. von Wilucki is, living at 950 Yulil St., Medicine Hal, while her husband ts some- - Where in thig liacombe district. On searching the premises, lie found a large amount of correispond-eiiceand papers, printed and written ill German, which he seized and took with hiai to Medicine Hat. .'.\:\. Wai �.Baroneiw. ..^ . �''lii."perusaV''e whole German'people, is ixehlnd the kaiser in this war. I niyself almost I wish I could enlist, so-great is my belie" in the glorious German nation. Willie I am American born. I yet feel that I ani^hrfte-foiirths German." Relsberg is an organist' in a New York churchy i- Btameci' it'on England, I In another letter he wrote;- "Recently I have-received letters from two cousins of mine on my mother's side, both of whom have been in Bel- ?ium or nortliern France, hoth wound-id, sent home but " ure r^cwering. They write aa if .in very full confi-'denco that Germany will win, and I do hope and pray that this may be the case, I too am beginning to hate the English who are the real^culprits, the real troublemakers, in this war. But for them Trance and Russia would long ago have been thoroughly whippet!. * * * With best wishes for your happiness and the hope to smash lilng-latid before lone,'"^ j In anotherletter he said: "You must not believe what you read in the Canadian, papers for they merely .echo the English papers, mostly lies. We here gbt tli-c facts long before the English people themselves do." Sent Re�ervittCv Back to Fight. . There was also evidence in tlie mass pt correspondenco that the Wi-luckl'a had aided in sending German reservists out of Alberta back to Germany through the United States iu the early days of the war. One note in^er diarj' says: "Herman drove to town and sent away the trunk belonging to Rudatz." On Aug. 9,~l914, she wrote: "Rudatz is .In-the war." I On^^-Jan. 22, 1916, _She .made the follow tog entry, wiilch! Is rathap remarkable iu the light of  recent, � events: "Another .buncJi of, new^Spapers sect from New York from Germany. - They say that now, in'Jatiu�ry,"tii^ liaiser is to abdicate, bat thcAe Kn^Ilah,. what do they think they-ai'e?' Hope they will perish." Elevator Biirned Down. On January 30th of the; same month she %vrote: "Something luckj- happen: ed today. The elevator in iown burned down w(^th 120,000 losa. Serves tlie Kngii.sli right; tliey won't get so much grain." , . / . On Marcli ^^nl, VjJo; bettor from Reisi)org, lias been npenodi" Tho people in iho Sta(:c8 aro opening mall ft Canada. What a liUauTs'" / .\b �.showing tho tac'^ t.!;ai: lUc �Wiluuki'i! v.-tjre in very closo v.'it!i high Conuiin authorities knew what was going tohapiic?., a latter from Rndatri wii;i iloV.ntl among the paper.s. He luirt hoeii workinc on the Wiliiclvi tr.iT.i, but in the first dayiT of .'Vugutit; bcforci Ijritain had doduvec! war, lie was in Winnipeg on hi.'i way to Germany, and wrote from Winnipeg to have tlic Wllucki's forward hln trunk. Tlio two  Ijaronr,, Rechenberg, also left Canada just a couple of days before the war broke out, and wont to New York via .Seattlu for some unknown reason, though it is suspected that they made tlie roundabout trip to get in touch with German spies scattered througlioht Uie States. Very Poor Now. Owing to the fact that the war is over and tlie Germans have Ijeen unmercifully drubbed, it \Js hardly likely that tlie authorities will arrest the von Witocki pair as s?pie.s. The belief is that theNwoman is a spy, though not in the pay of tho Oerman government. They are now very poor owing to the fact that all comraunicatiop with Germany was out off after tho U.S. went, into the war. and when Mrs. Wilucki was convicted and fined ?aO the other day she 'fainted in. the court room. One thing tlie police are very anxious to learn i,"? how Ihe'many letters i ' to the Wllucki's over got through the i j tlic Canadian mails. Wilucki came to ' ! Canada in J909 and proved up'his iiomeatead in'1912, then becoming a British subject, lii that year he returned to Germany- and married Baroness of Reuss. They have a little girl about thres years of a.ge. GOVT. OlERSHIP That is R6al Reason For His \ Quitting The U. S. ^ Cabinet PROVI0E^Xi3, � R. f.. .Vov. i'r..-r (Special dispatch to Toronto Globe)- The Providence Journal will say today: "The basic reason lor the withdrawal of William G. .^fcAdoo from the cabinet is not, as stated tor publication, the fact thai the secretary of the treasury found it impossible to live in Washington on his official salary, but that he found himself in total disagreement with what he considers the president's set'jiurposo to impose gov-eriiraenl ownership or government cou.trol of all public illilities in the country. He was determined to remain no longer a member of a cabinet whicli was fast driftinc into that policy." j_ sociAlims OFiNCRIlS BUILO IE BRIDGE OVER R!VE A temporary bridge spanning the river, is being built liy the Foderal Coals, Ltd., at the point where tho ferry at present cro.?se8. This will give the company a means ot tran.s-portatioti for their coal the winter : :� ? > : > : ? ? ? : REPLIES ? 1 - - > iiave beon\recGived for the > following box numbers and are > ? waiting to be called for: : : 1, 8, 13, 18, 22, ;i6, 57, CO, Gl, : 73, rs. ? 1' -9 : : : > > N. B. PEAT & CO. INSURANCE JlONBY TO LOxVN. REAL ESTATE 10 RYLANDS BLOCK. i'7C-0 . ^ at $1S,00 per acre WITH tHE ABOVE ADVANTAGES, ^RITE FOft PARTiqU-' � ... "LARS'TO t , �, -T   . B. L. GAETZ ' �.. RED-, DEER, ;ALTA., � v,... IKE ATM SYDNEY, N, S, Nov, 25,-^Becauae the miners of. Florencie,^ No, 3 colliery threaten to expel their ihinoj offlclals and under the c^mmaiitl of their own certified membei's InvaAe adjoining areas ot the Dominion Cool compaity, rather than lose their homos aiid occa-pations which are menaced 'by tlie working out of tlie, Scotia seam, the A, M..;\y. of. Nova Scotia, in session here, have dispatched an urgpijt appeal to the ^government to prevent trouble by putting . into force the recoramen(iation ot Ruel Coutrol|Q;^ Magrath, who rules that tho Scotia people should he allowed, in the'interest of greater production, to talto coal from-the'Dominion property throughout tjiis winter. . ' -  r. TO'VISIT RAF^IS ' PARIS, Nov. 25.-(Havaa)-King Albert of Belgium,jfiU visit" Paris on Dee. 5, it is announced. He will leave for -Bl-ussels early in the evening. OUT OF A J06 NOW. ^ MADRID, Nov. 25.-The. Gerntan and Austro-Huffgarian anibassad'ora hfere have ceased to represeut tholr respective countries, accordinjr to the newspapers. - REACH ENGLAND, LONDON, Nov. 25-Herbert C.Hob-ijrer, , the^? American food admluistrar tor>iitid Edward H. Hurley, chainiiail of ,the shinping board, have arrived JicrV' ' �;�-' PROPERTY FOR SALE HOUSES FOR ' SALE-We believe that we have a listing of every good buy in houses for sale in this city. Ws have had 11 years' experience. Dows-ley Land Agency. 246-0 FOR~~SAI^-We"'have several weli located bungalows and houses for sale cheap and on reasonable terms ot payment. Call and see us. The C. B. Bowman -Agency, Acadia Bhlg.273-0 LAST CHANCE Block of lots ill Taber, assessed at ,$1,000.00, central*}^ located. Will sell for $75.00 cash. Apply Post Office Box 9br.. 27S-0 VLADIVOSTOK, Nov. 25.-Gen. Semienoir, who has b'eeis. the aati-B6l-sheviki leader in the trans-Baikal region, has,interrupted wife communication between Omsk, the ^eatof the all-; Russian government,;a�d Vladivostok. �He asserts his jurisdiction over the Amur, UsUli and trans-Baikal ditstrict and has established lieadquarters ht Chita.. Geh. Seuieuoff and Admiral Kolchak, the supreme head of tho all-Russian government, tor some time have not; ^eeil on trfendly terms. Semeuoff, h*wever,>is friendly toward Gou. Hor-Vath, one of Admiral Kolchak's strongest supporters. JPOH SALE-Modern cottage,'close in~ od two lots that are worth the price asked. $.iaO cash can handle. Also fully modern residence close in. Pat-terson,_ McKianon &_Bell. 392-G iroif SALE^CottagF'mrtwcnbTs modern, two bedrooms, nice lawn, trees and chicken iiousc, fen&ed, $1,800,00, $35.0.00 doi^ni, balance ?25 per month. Includes interest. Apply A. J. Blackburue and Co,, Acadia Bldg.. phon(J> 1084. ' 288-0 PARIS, Nov. 25.T-(B4tish Wireless) -Creat'preparaiionB are b.eiug made for-tiie visit of King Oeoi-ge tp Krauce this,week. President Polbcare and niembe.j's of the French government tu4n meet tho^King at th6 railway station, wlieiice a pvoceBsldn-cwlU dr^ve to the foreign office, whet'e a suite ot rqoms^ has been reserved ifor the',,use of the King and his party during their stay: in'Paris. i - \ . Tlie official objectlof th/Ki{jf'^ifl-it is to convey 'perHoiially to the president li1s congratulations on th^ Successful termination of \tlie V^ir^nCing George., will pay an ;6tflolaI-iVftit to the president on Tlinrsdiy. the day of his arrival, and In t^e evening a dinner will be given by the-president at OieBlysee iPalace. On Trlday there wljl be receptions * at fli& British om-lj�8Sj"a(|d on Satnrday the King will VM^ Pafae to fi^t'the-armies. FOE .SALE-1269 5th Ave. A. south, si:;" rooms, .fully moddi-n, four lots, south facing and, on lane. Will sell cheap and on teriiis to suit purchaser, we have a number ot other properties tor sale. N. B. Peat � Co., 10 Rylands Block. Phone 570. 290-6 FOR^SALB'OR EXCHANUEJ-Salmon Ai'in, B.' C.,;lots> an'.d fruit lanfls; also half section Improved farm in Sundial Distl'ict. Would I accept some cash. Victory Bonds or Letlibridge income property, balance easy terms. I, M. Lyman, Travers,, Alta, 290-12 FOR "sale-'7-rbomed fully modern house with four bedrooms, bath antt pantry, gas throughout. Immediate poss^esion, Will sell on easy terms. Might coiisider car oj; truck part paiynieiit^Phono 1329. 2S8-6 FOiT'SALiB^Gro^erjnbii^^^^ best mining town,in the Crow's Nest Pass. Large pay roll. Turn-over for last four months, JIO.OOO, stock and fixtures about $3,000, or can bo reduced to suit purchaser. Reason for selling, (haalth). Apply Western Grocers, Ltd., Lethbridge. 248 0 300 Candle Power KEROSAFE LAMP Burnt kerosene, no wick on . chlpiney. Brilliant, eeonomical, ' simple and safe. " Every 'lamp guaranteed to give satisfaction. Sent anywhere for $10.00. ^ F. T. skusE Macleod, Alta. '293-2 througli. -and will olnialc the necessity of closing up which tlio company was under last year, when tliey could not get theif coal acros.s tlie river, I after tlic freeze-up. Phone 1930 317 13th St, N. A. HAY AND FEEP TRANSFER STORAGE COAL, C.O.D. Canada Food Board License No. a 9-11108  .2S7-0 CleveUind, (.)-, lias invited -Mar-shal ' Focli to visit that city. NOTICE , �^CITY OF LETHBRIDGE IMUNICIPAL AND SCHOOL ELECTIONS 1918 Public Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the electors of the City of Lethbridge will bo held in the City Clerk's Ottico on Monday. December 2nrt, from 11 a.m. till noon tor the p.ur-po.se of receiving petitions of nomin^ ations ot candidates for the office ot Commissioner ot Public Utilities of the City of Lethbridge, for a term of three years. For the Public School District Number 51, three vacancies for the term of two years and for the Separate School District Number 9, three vacancies for the term of two years. \ Given uiKicr my hand at Lethbridge this 32iul day of November, A, D;, IP] 8, DONALD A. DUFF, ' 291-'o Rotiiruing Officer, the Comrade's WreatK will wither and dief the stone we erect will endure for ages. Tt^G make and erect monuments of any selected design,^', ' f". H you thiuM of placing h~ memorial in your family plot, we, .shall be glad to advise you as to the stone most suitable,' Sec us. There will, be no oblir-gatiou whatever. . Lethbridge Monumental.' and Cut Stone Works \ R. Needs. Prop. 8th Street S. L. A. He Roosa Praying, and Baggage � transfer Day or Night Service to Any Train Whei) Called. PHONE 1869^ Residence 922 2nd Av'ehue South CANADA POOD BOAK!> LiCEriiSE NUMBER 2-0/S Tractor Repairs We spectallac !n rebortne gas' tractor cylinders, 'and flUins oversize pistons and rings. . We have in stock at pre'aent)! oversize pistons for all popular makes of gas iraqtors, ,.; Ford Engines Rftbored NIVEN BROS. 216 1st Ave. 8. Phena47S2 Dr. A.T.Spankie M.D., C.M. EVE, EAR, NOSE AND THROAT SPECIALIST Office rooms 121-122 New B, Burns Building, Corner 8th At* and 2nd St. East. Calgary. Office Phone M2848 Residence Phone M2077 Interne and House Surgeon, Manhatta.1 Eye, Ear, Nose and ^ Throat Hospital, New York City, X911-1914. Specialist to Calgary Sehool Board AUCTIONEER Long experience in stook and farm maohinory. Sales conducted in any part of Alberta. P.LAVALLEY COALDALE, ALBERTA For Dates and Rates Call The Oowstey Land Agency, Lethbridge. Phone 1809 free! & Elliott Sheet Metal Works Winter will soon be hero and bring with it the cold weather. Have your furnaces overhaul' cd by us. Expert work. Hot air furuaoo work a spe-. (iialiy. Phone 1713 330 Sixth St. S. Lethbridge, Alta. DRAYING . Of All Ktndf WestcrnTransferCo. Umltod fTM-C P. R. PfwIfM Bkt* PHONia ofno........... tm THE ROY ELECTRIC Electrical Contraetlna; of all kinds. Aeents for th� World S'amous Deico Light Country wlrln; � spaolaltT'. 61S4tb Avenue aex 8S� Phone 735 in the Warner District Half under cultivation, good; hibase and other buildings, ^'ati fenced, well, lor $33.00' per' acre. Horses and machinery includri ed, $1^600 cash, balance half ^ crop, interest �7%. - . CHAS. t. COUSIN^ SKIFF, ALTA. FURS-FURS--FURS Highest Prices Paid CANADIAN HIDE AND METAL COMPANY 220 2nd Ave. 8. 26�0 DONT THE iWAH VETERAN i WHEf^ YOU HAUE A I: JO..^ -TO O.FKEi?  Please npHfy. SecV Vetenmf ClvV 07 ;