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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 25, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, NOVEMBEn 25, J 918 M LETUBHIDGE DAILY Ilpf^Ai.D PAGE' FIVE . BAi DEPOSITS ON THE OTTAWA,, Nov. 25.-r-Oanado\ Im ftgalu aUaitie(l\aneW record In saV-tugs bank deposits. Biiiiik figures for Uie month of Obtober Bh0W|alB0 an In-Tsrease of aHska of approximately $131,000,000, as compared wl-lb September , f lgurei(i. Tile reserve liind sbowB a decrqage of approximately f3,000,000, beq^use af'tb^ at;8orptlo|i of the Bank of BrJtiBh Nprth*Anierlca by the Bank of Alohtrpal. The bank figures for October compared �with the nrevlous ponth and October, 1917, are: -fin;iH:vi'. fund'........... Noto circulation ........ hemand dopdslts_____..... Notice deposlta ----. �  Deposits putBlde......... Current coin .. .......... nonilnldn notes......... DepbsltB central gold---- 4 (.lall- loans Canada ....... (lall loans outside .... - cjurrent Ibahs Canada - Current loans outside .. Total llabilitiea.......... Total asBets ......y..... October, 1918 $ 111,125,000 227,587,808 044,220,998 1,076,514,000 224,201,(190 . 79,540,846 167,226,818 123,900,000 73,68/),13fi 157,0�,858 . 1,008,593,000 ��- 112,8S9,�9� . 2,391,119,598 2,638,839,733 Septcmlfer, ,1918 $ 114,142,333 211,923,850 588,�40,li9 . 1,037,498,920  217,486,568 74,(i84,377 , 187,080,654 . 100,070,000 74,187,850 159,680,810 , 942,802,0lV � 109J50,161 2,248,965,343 2,507,714,581 October, 1817 % 118.518,213 180,852,907 495,058,449 985,980,850 � 181,799,457 74,950,907 / 137,650,4?*'. 80,770,000 7i;653,71fl 151,018,747 883,986,860 93,821,865 1,995,488,958 2,244,878,054 Destroyed Town Without Kea-son. Da,y; Before Armistice Was ^Signed terles directed a heavy tire agalnsb Mezleres and destroyed half the town. During the bombardment It was necessary to remove the 200 patients In the hospital there. The bombai'dment stopped at 10,30 a.m. on the morning i ot Nov, 11, a halt liovr before the ar- ' nilstlde-went Into effect. Tlj'a destruction was carried out without any military aim and Is a new proof of German barbarism, M;,Favro added. Gen. von Arnelm commanded the German troops in tile Mezleres rp-glon. � FLU BAN 1$ TO HIS FRIDAY The 'flu ban comes off Friday. Theatre* Vjl open Friday, the ehur�he� on Sunday and the ehool* will open Monday. That was the decltlon of the board of healtl, at its special meeting this afternoon.' ' tURIS, Nov. 25.-On the eve of the signing of tha armistice, the Germans carried.put their usual acts ot cruelty and pillage, in Meaieres^OharlevUle re-gidn, according'to ah intoi-vlew with Albert Favre, under'Secretary of state for the Interior, In the Temps. The rtirraer Qerhian; emperor and the former crown prince had thelr'heaaqu�(r-ters In this region tot tpore than 1 hree years' arid the district was intact until the morning of Nov. io.-On that morning the Germans removed the in-liabitants and carried put a systerna tic" robbing of the homes and buildings. Tp the aftorhbou the enemy bat- WOMEN OF MIPDLEAGE NeeJ Pus the Cruit Safe* ly-rPr�of %it Lydta E. Piak-^ kam'f Vctafable Compoiud Cu be RcUed Upon. Urbansilll?-"During Qisnge of Life,' Is mdditioii to ita iuanoying s^ptoma, I ~  had an attack of grippe which lasted nil winter and left me in a weakened condition,.....lieltaie- Omea that I would [ neycrbewell again. ^ I rea4 of Lvdiai;. iPihkham'a Vage-[table Compound ^and What it did for 'women passing through the Changa of Life, so I told my doctor I would try it. I soon began to 'gain in strength and the annoying symptoms dis-ppeansdandyour Vegetable Compound has made ma � well, strong woman i|o I do all my own housework. I cannot r�!ommend Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Comtmurid too highly to women pdssing^through the Change of Life." .-iMrs. FRANK HBNSON, 1816 S. Orcbade 6t, Urbana, 111. � Women who suffer from nervousness, "heat fiashes/^ backache, headaches jind "tKe blues" should try this famous root and herb remedy, Lydia E. Pink-barn's Vegetable Compound. OTTAWA, Nov. 25,-Of 124,000 members of the Canadian Expeditionary Force who do not wi?|> to "follow agricultural pursuits after the' wa,r, ov^r 50,000 say that the positions they held before enlistment are open' to them on their return. This figure Jias been made available to the repftra|ion committee of the cabinet by the analysis of national.service cards signed overseas by 2.36,000 soldiers early in 1917. In addition to 51,306 who tleflnjtely stated that their positions were being held open for them, 14,442 said they were uuoertain or doubtful. There werfe 13,656 who did pot answer the question and 45,154 who asserted that their positions were not oijen. AT THE COLONIAL. Bight down to the last little detail, the new Colonial Theatre, is ready and waiting for .the big opening night, as soon as the 'flu ban Is lifted. '. With a splendid combination ot vaudeville and pictures the programs to be offered at the CoioniaV will fully live^ lip to expectations, and eclipse anytbin'g-lh-ithe;UnB of popular prioad ientertalnmehtV'; Thie openibg vaude; viUe bill will be iii^adlined by Miss Cecille Elliott^ and Gpmpany, in the one act comedy playSst, "The Buyer," written by Etnierson Houghton. "The I Buyer" 'possesfieB much of the bi-oad humor of "PdtaBh and P^rlmutter," which itt sufficient guarantee as to Ita laughter provoking capabilities. Bud Schaff^r, ;TMt Nut" will be seen In his original copjedy single, In which tie tells a bunch ot really funny "stories,", sings a son^a, and leaves his audience in a happy state' of mind. . MlsB Jessie Gay, will add to the musical end of the bill with ber clever singing specialty. * Al Bord* will be seen in his latest comedy act, in which he has appeared over the Pantages and other circuits in the past season. I  An all star fe^tufo photoplay program and an orchestral concert by the Colonial orchestra will, round out tho bin. CANADlkcLAiS All Claims Against Huns For Losses in Torpedoing of Sliips, Etc. OTTAWA, Nov. 25.--Tho ijovern-mont has directed the preparation � of a list of claiuiii by Canadians arising out of the illegal methods of wai^faro by the enemies during the war. These claims arise through the torpedoing of ships without warning, the aerial bomljing of unfortified places, and commandeering or requlsltioninB witl\-out compensation, destruction aiul similar illegal acts on land. TMe Canadian claims are largely limited to the first class mentioned. The claims relate "to loss of life, as well as of property. A further list la also to bo made covering claims for damages arising out ot breaches of contracts with neutrals which were declared illegal becauso of the. neutrals making the claims being oh the Statutory of persons in neutral countries,' commonly called the Black List. All persons having claims indicated should file them without delay. The making of this list does not imply an undertaking on the part ot the government to put forward the claims at the peace conference, or any assurance that if put forward they will he paid. But the list should bo completed without delay so as to enable the government to make a demand if an occasion tberp-for should arise. lnsti;pctions,~ showing the method of filing claims and the proof to be forwarded, may be, obtained from Thomas Mulvey, under-seoretpy of statel the officer apppint-ed by the orde'r-in-councll to prepare, examine and report upon ihe 'blHims! l[ifE!J A PerfectTreatnieirf For This Ol^tressiDg Coniplaii)!  . , U'jisjso, Out. "I Ijad an attack of Weeping Eczema; so had. Ihiit my clothes wouldlie wet tlii'Dugii at i.mcs. For four months, iHutlcrQil tenibJy. I coiild get BO reiJcf u.jiil l tried 'FruJtra-tiyes,-, and 'Sootlia Siilva' The first treatment gave mc rolicf. Altogrftlicrj I liavc ustnl three boxes of 'Sootha Siilvu' annd lun iTiiuoly 5\p|l" ' : fi. AV. JIALL, Both these storlin!,' remedies are sold by. dealers at Mc. .i box, (i for $2.50, or sent on rccoipt of price by I'ruit-a-tives Limltfid, Ottawa. "Fruit-a-(ivcs" is ahj) |,iitupina trial .size which sells for 2r.c. OFFERED EXEWON FOR WOO CO Further Sensational Evidence is Brought Out in Trial of Quebec Oflicei" tibnest, Ncariv! When was the last time you had a real good hearty laugh? Doesn't It seem like a year ago since you 8^,w a good show? Every cloud has a silver lining (Tho' for the past si* weeks we havon't seen "the silver") and the 'fhi ban will-soon be lifted, and when : it Is^llfted- , �  Oh Joy! Oh Boy! What a Gi>rrisand knd Glor-r-rious FeehV?!? YOU CAN THEN HIKE RIGHT DOWN TO THE "Southern Alberta's -Most Beautiful -Theatric' AND SEE AND ENJOY A REAU GOOD VAUDEVILtE AND PICTURE SHOW. � WATCH FOR THE OPENING DATE - .WASHINGTON, Nov, 25.-In the Associated Press dispatch from Vladivostok, reporting Gen. Semenoff, the anti-BolshevIki commander in the trahs-Balkal region, at odds with tlv9 Omsk all-Russlan government, the state department received the* first unfavorable news tliat has come front Siberia in week^. Officials are puzzled by the development, because Oehi Semenoff has been one of the most consistent workers for the eliminatioii of Bolshevikiistn, and the re-establishment of a stable government in Russia since the overthrow of the Czar.r It is regarded as probable here th jt Admiral Kolchak, in assuming authority as dictatoi> ot the Omsk government has declared himself head of the armed forces of the government, as would be natural, and that he.hivB offended Semenoff. Hope is felt, hbw^ ever, tliat Semenoff's friendship fm" Qen. HorvatU will overcome his antipathy for Kolchak. QCBBHIC,. Nov. 25.--Kin-Lher evidence of.a senStttiona! Hatiiro was brought out here on Siilurday in the preliminary investigation which is going on in the court of sessions on tha accusations ninde ag.Tinst George �pion, M.P. of Mpntwiigny. Dinar Quay and Capt. Goulet, who arc charged with extorting money from .Military �Service Act draftees or their relatives for false' exepiption papers. Two witnesses- om Saturday were Mrs. Ed-ouard Vezina, of-St. .losepli Levis; Bd-Q;iard, her eon, and Odolia, her daughter. In the course of their testimony it was brought out that Pion had come to their home and offered to secure an exentption for. the aou, provided" they paid |3000 casii. Tliey did not accept the terms immediately, but wrote to Pion i^ome time later and agreed to pay hinj.JlOOO in cash and the balance in six;'; months.. Pion had endeavored several times to get the young man to come to Quebec and ifteet hJm at ^he Neptune Inn, but the young man refuse^) fearing tiiat he might be taken up hy tlie military policy. One e.venipg Pion had come to th^ir home accompanied by Guay and the-latter said that they might bo trusted. Guay hadfjater come to Qiie-j bee (tp secure the exemption card for wipr, sou. Some tlaie .later, or about Aiig. 30, Edouard Veztua was notified by the military authorities to report and they thpn discovered that the card which Pion and Guay had given was false. Young Vezina had duly reported ijnd after medical examination was exempted. Mrs. Vezipa: said that when ii^r '�husband and herself discovered that the cai-d received from Pion was worthless they did not pay any money. TORONTO, Nov. 2.i.-The Teleanun lias the following .speciiil cabit; from Loudon; "Canada's troop.s art: iDop'irinp: tor tholv triumphal entry into, Gfitinany. Kvery battaliop and unit l-j participate will inarch in with flying colors and hands playing. Consequently there has been a general I'eciaiming of all the regimental colors wliich were left in various chv.rches and cathedrals in the British Isles since tlie beginning 1 of the war, when variouif battalions committed their sacred regimental fl.Tgs amid solemn corcmony to the safe keeping of the church until they came back from tlio war. "Westminstor Abbey, St. Paul's Cathedral, St. Giles' �� Catliedral. Edln-; burgh and many other ciiurches contain the regimental flags of Canadian nuits. St. Annes' in Belfart. tor instance, iias the colors of the 20Sth ! Iri.'sh Canadian. Prinoe.s.s Patricias nre an . exception. The regimental I flag, woriied by Princess Patricia, I never leaves the headquarters of (ho colonel, whether it be in billets or in tlie front line. . , "A military dependents' branch of tiie C.EJ''. was created today for the purpose of gathering together tho I wives, children and mothers of Cana-j dian soldiers before the congestion of i demobilization sets in. The sending j back to Cunada of dependents will take plaiie with all possible speed. Alajor ,T. Scroggie, formerly of Toronto, and later resident in Winnipeg, lias been appointed in charge ot this.^ He was embarkatlbn officer at Ply-' mouth in 1!)15 ^itd organized the handling of troops at Liverpool." Carter^little liver POls You Cannot be .Jfe^ A Remedy that Makes Life Constipated and Happy SmiUPill Small OoMi SmiU Price Worth Living ioulnc be�r* aignature AS^^Stt'^-^X? PARTER'S IRON PILLS many colorless face* but wUI areatly help most twle-facod people .-main .1. Laindi-y, prominent young Halifax business man and son of the late Sir Pierre Lalhdry, is dead. AUCTION SALE WEDNESDAY NEXT, NOV. 27th AT Z85 SEVENTH AVENUE SOUTH AT TWO O'CLOCK - FRANK WADDINGTON, AUCTIONEER I.I � i' I I !� .1 .1 film I � in 8 I Instructed by the NORTHeRN TRUSTS CO, (Trustees), will'sell' by Public Auction, as abovs,'a Quantity of surplus houeshold FURNITURE Including: 2 brass beds complete with springs and two very fine 08TERM00R MATTRESSES; oak dregser and commode; small table; Wilton rug. 9x12; fine (juality BrusselB; small rug; five grass chairs; leather-rocker;-.leather arm ch�lr; reading lamp; hall seat in fumed oak with large rairi'or to match; halt tree; kitchen table; McCLARY GAS RANGE; electric iron; electric toaster; linoleum; washing machine and wringer,; child's carriage; cutter and wheelbarrow; kitchen utensils; dishes; pillows; cushions, etc. A PROMPT ATTENDANCE WILL BE APPRECIATED TERMS CASH PHONES 770-4�9 MAMMOTH SHOI JAS.1'KAY A PRINCE ALBERT, NoV. 25.- The men, St. Qerniaine apd Carmel, admit having shot James McKay at Steep Creelf' and tied the body to a plank; when they pnt it into the river. They say they had arranged to shoot any � strapger who came to the place as , thw wer^ draft evaders iind suspected isveryoue whom tliey'djd not/know-\-- Gervals was today formally .charged with the murder of James McKay Hiid the other two with the murder of JIcKay and Horsley. 4 SPEND CHRISTMAS BAOK HOME 1 Imlperlal Limited to Montreal $118.45 IN Eastern Cant4a 7r)*�(is-Canada to Toronto $103.20 Double voluble Daily gfiSAk omtiy Train HDhV Train � - Service ^^^B Servlec Oth6r Eastern Points the Werlcl>' 1^,000 ' meOhanics and cadets who form the personnel of the Royal Air Force will have been disbanded an* biWK lOl-Y^ me, accordioj � an ('authoritative annoUnibe-* ^ at the headfl^iAVAers today. IjONDGX, Nov. 24.-"President Wil-spn will receive the greatest reception we ever gave any guest," says the Observer in an article discussing the boming visit of the pl-esid'eiit to Eng-laud. The uowspaper, discussing the question of the freedom of seas, says: "There is a profound contrast between America, which is a solid continent and the British Empire, which is'osBontially a maritime-system. Shipping and the naval moans for-guarding ii nre furnished by ithe^transcon- � tinental railways which serve Amer-: lea', if this fundaipental diversity be-1 tween the two countries and their sgclal life can be grasped there can ' bo no extreme difliculty in adjusting BPints of view on all,|nattps." Laurie Plume, the bad Indian who escaped the provincial tiolice consta-bla while in iUs custody on the way to Uolgary on Friday afternoon to stand trial for theft, is. d'tico again in t^he toils, and Is now on his way north to tixe trial. Plume could not .escape the meah that -was thrpv^n out by Inspector Mundy.: auid 1^ wa�^onnded � up, on Saturday ItfTtV-bimgirr'Sere Saturday jiJp^t.  He -.ViVit .liv',.'^ th_lB afternoon. AUCTION SALE OF CATTLE, PIGS, FARM I have been favored with instructions from MR. ALBERT R. WOCKNlTZto �eli by Public Auction at his farm SEC. 30-6.22,>-5 MILES NORTH AND 4 MILES WEST OF MAGRATH; 20 mUes from Lethbridge, on THURSDAY, NOV; 28 At lO O'clock tiaiarp 1 Registered Perchisroh Stallion, age 8 years, weight 1800 lbs. 1 Standard bred stallion, age 11 yearsi 2 Registered Percheron Mares, age 8 years, weight 3200 lbs. .2 Registered French Draft Mares, age 8 yertrs, weight 320.0 lbs. 2 Registered Percheron Filliep, age 2 years. 2 1-year-oId Stud Colts, eligible for registration. 2 Filly Colts, eligible for Registration. 1 Black Pc^'cheron Mare, 9 years old, weight 1600 lbs. 1 Team Perciieron Maresl "/ and 9 years old, welgHt 2800 lbs, 1 Team Bay Percheron Mares, 5 and 6 years old, weight 260 weight 2500 lbs. 1 Grey Gelding, 9 years old, -weight 1700 lbs. 1 Bay Gelding, 9 - years old, weight 1400 lbs. 1 Grey Gelding, 8 years old, weight 1600 lbs. 1 Bay Gelding. 11 years old, weight 11B9 Ib^i' ^ 1 Bay Gelding, 8. years old, weight 1300 lbs. - � 1 Saddle Po�]y., ' / 2 2-year old Percheron if lilies. 8 2-y^ar old PeroHeron Geldings. 6 Geidlnge and 3.Filly Celts. 3 Slandard, Pred > fillies,' one year old, .' 1 Dual Purpose. Registered-Our- .� (ham Bull, 2 years old. 6 Young Mileh Cows (supposed to be in calf). 5-2-year-old Heifers (suppd^ed to be in; calf). ' ! -2 2-j^car-old Steers. -\ -w 7 Spring, Calves. 5 Brood Sows. :  � 28 Store Hogs. 50 Chickens. Wagons, Buggies, Harness anil other Farm implements teo^ numerous to mention. TERMS OF SALE-50 per cent, cash, balance 12 months credit on approved security, 8 per cent, interest. 8 per cent, discount for cash. ^ ., T 'Hiis of the finest bunch of horses ever offered for side 'this.neigh-borhood, come early and get in the game. The dajJs are short and ast. we have a. lot of stuff to sell we must start on time. This stock will be sbld ivithouit reserve as Mr. Wocknitz is going to the coast on account of his wife's health. \r > FREE LUNCH AT NOON ' ^ - G. W. HEATHERSHAW, - , Clerk Auctioneers^ ^ m 276? 00 ;