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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta sj'ij ti!^,:j-ij.-,; l^liiii^mi&ffaffen E�i4CRALD PRrNT-,�V, UNITED :;;ioutb/ Lethbrldge A> Buchanan �t, aad ManagUiK Director ace - . Business Manager -.-^- ,>TfrLEPHONES %i*tea"............ JOfBce ..... ..... 1252 1224 m Subsertptlen Ratea: doIlTered. per" week ^ dellrered, per year ......J7.60 by mall, per year .......-MOO j,,eeklx, by Bjail, per year     'weekly' Vy mall, per year to U.S..J2.00 Dates of expiry of subscriptions appear daily on 'address label. Accept-�*"" ance of papers after expiration date 1� �Uf" authority to continue the subscription. WHAT ABOUT . LAND TITLES OFFICE? Now that the war is over tlie Prb-Jvinolal,.Government will be expected fl to carry out Its program of creating more land titles offices in the^ror-i?rc^t While the. war lasted, the gov-Ivernttent was not troubled about the S ^stahllsbment of new offices, though iiii ^ihe/need existed all the time, in the i rs^ixtreni& muth at any rate; ..... *i Itfsii a great Inconvisnience to the |iwhi9l� south to transact land titles �^*ft8fi* - with Calgary. V There should she' ;n office at Lethbridge so that Hwrf^tonn of business" can be ffahs-;j;iSio|�d,,e�i��dJiiottaIy.,.. v . i^e centralization system in this -^.dvi^tage Of Calgary and Ed^omon. ---^^^^^ S'ce to pa^ 5^ro*ince has always worked to the SOWElZlOMf On''' CANADA'S WAR DEB;! ^.Canada's ,.wat debt will be heavy, but it will be much lighter than most countries. -It is pointed out that Ger>' many'a war loans per capita to date amount to 1406; BrlUin'sl- to $8^; Austria's |2d2; Pranfce's, |171; Auil-tralla's, �137; Huuiary'a, 3107; the United StAtes. $97, and Canada's $93. j'Indeed, Holland's mobtllzaUon loans alone amount to over f44 per capita. To be sure the burdens on all countries will be heavy, but "in the kingdom of the blind the one-eyed man is King," and in this,case Canadians at worst will be the "One-eyed Man," because our war debt la considerably less than that of others, and our ire-sources iriiialcnlably' more per capita. P. C. Larkin, a prominent Torohto business man. In a letter to the press points out that. It will, I think, be reasonable to assume that Canada in the future will progress In population as the United States did from the time they possessed a population of seven millions. In that case it Is fair to imply tiiat in-twenty-five years Canada will pps-sess a population of fifteen niilllbns, which would "cut down our per capita debt by one half. , This is q:ii*e aside from the probability '>t our onetalcs paying dur total war expendituri. Then.as to our capacity for production: \ ; ia 1900' Canada produced 56 million bushels of wheat; in 1917 she produced. 23^1 mtllioa b^Shels. and only ten per cient.^''of our ars^e lund in the X^rthwest is under cultivalioa. jhst as the relative^ valne of money has ^or'centiMes been shrinking, so will our debt as we pay interesi and principal (n produce. In the thirteenth century a bushel: ot i*heat could be bought for sevehpence^ a cow for ten sbllllnga, a'sheep^-tor a shilling and sixp�ince, while a laborer's wage was th.reej>ehce per day. In 1500 the price of an bx was 22 shillings; that of Bisheep two shillings and fourpence, and'the wage of a laborer sixpence a day. The.products of our labor will trahtiriue to ei^tmce in-value in their relsUoB to gold, and I take It that the debt in twenty-five years will thus automatically reduce itself, becanae FOUND HUSBAi With Wife and Children All 111 * -Sad Case at ' Taber H^'iSoTeriiments seem to think that these places xrei the centre of business, and ^(^ledge'-And that aU other tbwaa land fltie'ii/in Alberta are of no par tie- ias;;>>fh�7 spread them mbont, eaab-a^Oiii'pioplt to ixmsess as don at hi^ AMKMMtMo, these important re- its Interiafr-Scno i�Cy the debt itself. A labbrer'hi wage has trebled in my time, whe?. it;.?eachBS ^ dollars .-a day our debt winouhts'to-abcxnt fifteen billione. f iiii-adU 0^/191^ tbel,�i2t^ds 'to retire. hHiT^e hope that the report is not v.^Juei, vfe: wpul^Hot be surprlsed^if^Jdr; T^'lCltenMr. was t matter the effect it may have on ||hB .fortunes on individuals political-ijy.v^i&o oannot underatand why the ^ .m^-andthest.course shbuld nqt'b^ f^laken^eren 4f it does, antagonize ^^Wl-^T^e political game, aa^^ game; I Ids BiSamiag. PahUc life, as ai seirtlce, fl ^honUTxhe attractive, but public-iiffj |i|)ft^n means BertlUty, or slavery. Prii-'^Ow'-tfae. leaders and their policy, right Mor wxohg, has been a party dictum. |^fae'!�arty system is the best at hand, 4Wt it? should encourage independence, ;^jand hot eer>-ility. Mr. Cterar has been tyiB|r,in political life and in, that , me; he has had a glimpse of the un-:i^|ieen powers-the- powers that at-.^empt,'and oftentimes, succeed in dom-'. '^^iDating - parties and govemmenta. $;^hesa powers are retrogressive; they if tear and tight progress. Mr. Crerar |.iche; newBpappF'^huaineBs.^ A � has the 'fin,' "Everytiying comes to tkogo who wait"-The'local hoard of*;health to the theetremep. , . Germany will'.:^eed to change her name liefore she has much of a chancd agdln.in this wqild, V; Nqlwdy is Ukely to die with heart-failure asvaiTiegrnit of the;^excitement over the municipal eleotions. Marshal Foch is against any lessening Of the armistice terms so far as Germany is concerned. Leave it to Foch. If the city issues ten dollar circulating bonds would it be alright then to bet your l�^at bond instead of your last dollar? . Germany has.made such a had name for herself that people can't help but be suspicious of her, even when she is 4]ii2^sed to be do\yn and out. Calga^ is talking about adopting the city manager form''of government with variations. Next thing we'll hear is that Calgary originated the city manager Idea. . ' \ (From Our Own Correspondent) TABBR, Nov. 25.^-On Sunday morning when some neighbors entered the Rombough home on the Judson ranch they wituessed~a sight not soon to be forgotten. Thb husband was foiund dead in bed with-the wife lying sef-iously 111 beside him and |he four children, one of whom is an infant a few months old, air down with, the influenza. Mrs. Rftmboughr was at � once bl-ought Into the hospital in, town, while later the body ot the husband was conveyed to the undeftakert,'The funeral will be held on Monday, On Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 20th, the bonds of holy;, matrimony.-were solemnized between .AlJ^ed Edwards and Eva Long, both of Purple Spring?, in St. Theododre's church by the Rev. F. Taylor. The parents ot the bride, Mr. and Mrs. B. Lcmg "and her brather. Mr. Oris Long,, were present af the ceremony. Mrs. Gretg and daiigWer bt. Moose Jaw are \visitlng, at present a,t. the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charley. Pilgrim. A son was born on.'Thursday night, Nov. 31st, to Mr. rfnd.Mrs. Reginald Laird. Another recroif for the curling club. . . ^ . Mrs. Lecf Brooks Who has been 111 of Influenza for some time'at Mr,.-Taln-ter's, returned on Frjday to Lethbridge. On the same day Mrt. Archie Loomls accompanied her sister,, Mrs. Wellington,, to Macleod, at" who^se' ibme she wUl,visit for sometime./ Both;ladies, we are glad to report,' are well on the road to recovery fjom their redenf attack of influenza. Walter Hackett bead ; On Thursday, Nov. 21sfc at,ll.-30 a. m., Mr. Walter Htfckett employed in the Canada-West-Mine, passed away at his; home in thei�^olmstoh addition after a brief but severe illness from the prevailing epidbmibl- the -wife lifes seriously ill of the-same malady and all the children are prostrate as well. Mr. Hackett was 34 years of Sge and had been a resident'of Taber for some years. The tnneiftl;~wife In' charge of the Miner's Unibfi^and -^e -Canadian Order of Foresters.- 'Ilta'Miner's band also assisted with-suitabliirtoui^l^ The Interment service'iwaa^bndncied by the Rev-.^P.-taylorj-v:*^*^-*?'. ' k*ep on Maska^'^ ^ ^ - The hoard of healtS'lai.itBl.'jmeetlng on Wednesday evening deCreed that the law in regard "to thfe(?wear}hg' of masks continue iff tdrfce Stlll'farthcr notic^ A district ntirae arrived bh Tuesday and-hastdhci^^th^pt^eeh ren-|.doring 6fficientyaiid-',Ti||^ many bf otir it^icted''^�hea|^-l At^hfc bo*#t4|�^ei^'l&tting h^ild Friday^,eve'n{iig'- 5f>o^ Dr. iSfammiUi, medicaj/he^kEpffioer^Rd 6h|ef-Faulci repprtwL Ifi'e jiflueaai^'tb BefjCMi tie wane: All patients'l^fhe^hoapltal doing wen, and only, one or ty^ iseriohs cases in the town.^^A't^tB& tfeirtm^^ ing of the board on Wednesday, N'bV. Z7th, the question Of tJie.'IifUng pf the ban on all public meetings etc.,, vi^lU he discussed.:' '.-'v^-'- . , Our local undertaker reports-that the wholesale price of cbfllns' h^ goiie up n2.00 within a" ;weeie;'ThiB.pi)|pe of sordid roguery muat,be iof'lthe^Kals-, er,'though we have not .yef traced dut thcundergrouhd, wires, IpB jmjiserabjie lobster Is capable of. ^uti^thi^^ after cornering oranges and i^mphs. and forcing the sick to.pay.trebte.tlie ordinary price. It i^lufeVjf^^at'he has hot yet got onto .thp.^al^e^of fresh air and 'ccfld Watei^for^BatiiBnts; / But we submit that this .thing vishouid' ehd, that this inhuman jirofit^eF.i'n^.all his breed should 'torthvrlth-.h.^-.'^OHrtmftr-fialed and shot aS^firaitors'tb, the.commonwealth. The doctors of th'e town .hid tetter look to their' laurels. , it,Is Hlmoi'ed that the ministers *ar,b plknntnjg to., pqll oft a weddjng in the! .ceme'tei^ ,at, the dark of the inoon in fl^rd6^.tb'.|ii9rci'se the influenza demon from.,tlie district. Well, better a wedding' ttiaiCa'tuneril. But who wJU volunteer for the, ceremony? � .J "/^ , � " ' ANXIOUS TO Gkir .WoME- AMERICAN AiRM-Y OF OCGU-PATION, Nov. 2!p!r-MpBt--of. the Germans in the retjrl.na.n'r.my have, shown keen eagerness-bn reBchlng German gdII to .rBturn,'to .their horri'es immediately .and , engage > again In their civil .occupations, according to reports. A-'moVement the other way by. Aliktlans and, Lorralners who have bee.n jn'the German 'army Is in '-jprpgress. Many of them have been given passes by soldlera' and workmen's, committees and have'reached the : American lines. ...... -!-r IJICKED UP IN ASSING "ZS^ FOB THE BtrSY MAN TUESDAY, NOVEMBBfi ,26. WiB '-'mVii-i''ii|iBii,i.)i ill wiiiwiiiLjaBBaiJi Sister'.Caiiie b|i)^tTafid of Mercy Contracted 'Iiiflaehza ahd^ .. (Cranhtdttk-Her.^ld). ane^f-thei.T�r#' i&d: deaths due to the influensa was'lKdt of Mrs."Chas. Elliott,' Blsteiondent) BLAIRidORi!) Nov. 25.-The quarantine- at Blairmorerbas ,been lifted. Although eachlday .sJ^ltvContinueB to bring to''light some new cases of the Spanish InSuenza, a party of gentle-m^.'^}tp'tftitff,r^}fT*ii^t the town cpnncU met;iSn .f'rida^H'atihL last and aajtf' r^�ii|iw|r " f� ^jC si'' in?)there were.hot eulBclent present to pirbttBt: >hey. jaibcideaA^.-jUtt; tfu - ban and'i^ A.i�nt*((i!p .imdcj iheriwid-irork and stop the Very necessary precautions against'this epidemlc_that had been taken for the last two or three .weeks. .: -sr-. r Had it not been for several, ot the buslnesBfrnen of the tojwn .getting together, at 'thrtime .when the epidemic commenced to take hold on the com-'muhity and strongly recommending,to the board of health tlie urgent necessity of taking the various precautions that have since been put into forie there is no doubt but what Blalrmbre and district would hav.e suffered far worse thai It^has done'.' ' During the worst part of the epidemic there have not been much more than fifty cases of the' flu in the town -and only seven deaths and' although we very much regret that these seven occurred- there is no jdpubt whatevei" but what Blairmore thus far Hgs only been hit very lightly iohsiderlng coji-ditions at some of t'he other small towns in Alberta. ' . The precautious taken .apart from the closing of schools; churches and other publlc"^place3, were to quarantine the town against all comers aijd goers, closing all business places at, 1 p.m. daily, this to Iceep people off the streets as much as possible, and the wearing of the mask. All these, precautions are now done away with just at a time when it is necessary that every precaution sliouldfbe"'8triotIy-Observed. However the citizens hope for tlie best and trust that this hasty decisibn on the part of a few -wha^are ofllcIaUy responslple for the health- of the com-munlty^ill .not .cause-a repeti-tlon-iot the grave conditions that ha.'ye prp-vailed ^t other points. ILL .. . - � FBRNIB, Nov. 25.-Dr. Bbert, 'vy'ho was called from 'Vancou.veryto'lpok after ithe Influenza caseS at'c'brbin Jast week, has been stricken with, the'e'ljl-demie, and. Dr, Asselstine iS' leaving tonight, and will be taken to Corbln by'special train to look after the-influenza patients at Corbln until Dr. Ebert is able to be out again. Dr. Bonnell,'who has been at Vancouver for a few days will return by tomorrow's train,' \,- ' ' General Manager, Wilson,, who Jii^s been confined to his iioAe for'several days with a slight attack of pneu^ monia, is reported much, better ttiis afternoon and he expecta to be bill again.-in a week or .80, - ; WITHDRAW CONSULS SANTIAGO, Chile,' i>}ov. ' 24.-"ijhb Chlleail government, Mb :declded '46 withdraw Its consuls iii.^peru. In ord'fer. to avoid untoward in'cideritij' ' whtcji might take nlace in the oaoff �f out-iwakB-ln-Peru agalnst-'Cht^ - ' ' [- 'action, -The Alberta agricultural schools will opoh- on Jan. 6. The influensa epidemic prevented an earlier opening. p. -E. CronynV of Edmonton, has been appointed assistant inspector of western branches of the Molson's bank. Pte; J. S. McKeen, formerly of the R.N.W.M.P., was a victim of the in-flttemu at Edmonton. His brother is Presbyterian njinister at StetUer. Everett W. Hogan has been appointed chief Inspector of the soil and crop division of the B.C. department bf agriculture; in succession to H. O. Bng-lish,' resigned. He is a native of Prince Edward'Islahd. h 'TOe^fexecutive council of the Provincial'Anglican Synod Of Ontario will. req[ue�t the mUttai? authorities to release all Anglfcan divinity students how serving overseas who enlisted before finishing their course. The Synod desires their return in the spring, ; Lfeut G. W, Biggs, assistant.provoBt marshal at Montreal, who, whto a detective sergeant in the Royal Northwest Mouiited Police in 1904, arrested Ernest Cashel fbr murder at Calgary, halB resigned, his office because ot ill health tolloVing an attack, of, pneumonia. - . . G. Af. Wedd, for twelve years man-ajger of the Kitchener branch of the Canadian Bank of CommeKce, has been appointed Secretary Ot the Pensions Funds Trust of the Bank. He will khSriHy assume his new office at the head offices ot the Bank in Toronto. He will be succeeded at Kitchener by H. W. Collins, manager of "the Brock-ville branch; The death of Mrs. Charles Stone-bridge at BrockvlUe, makes the fifth in the family of Samuel E. Lennox from influenza and pneumonia within the past three weeks. The first death, was that of the father, Samuel Lennox; then followed bis son-in-law, Charles Stonebrldge, recently returned from Prance, and hnsband of the present victim; G^ol-ge Lennox, a son; Mrs, Fennel, a relative who cared tor the sick ones; and last, Mrs. Stone-bridge, daughter of Mr. T. Lennox. RESyUOFT ^ OF CM DRIVE (Edmonton Journal). The money collected by the Knights ot Columbus in their recent drive for the army huts reached the magnificent sum of $64,909.86. The province had been divided into three districts: Northern Alberta, with headquarters at Edmonton; Central Alberta with headquarters at Calgary and Southern Alberta with headquarters at Lethbrldge and Medicine Hat. Northern Alberta collected the sum of $22,234,14. Central district (Calgary, $16,381.08. Southern distHct (Lethbridge, $18,-433.03; Medicine Hat, $5,361'.61), $23,-794.64. Government grant, $2,o0Q. The result is very gratifying and the officers orthe Knights ot Columbus have reasons to be proud of the' response ot the iAlberta people. All Classes Assisted The co-operation and large generosity of the non-Catholic people were keenly- appreciated. Th.is tact bespeaks a bigger and better understanding between tlie adherents ot the sev-erBl._denomlnatIon8 that compose our Canadian population. - The fund was raised in order to maintain the work ot the Catholic army huts at the front and with a view to/extend thJi work. The cessation -ot'-hdstiiities, -wiU. somewhat ohahgjS^the p.olicy- of the directorate. However, new problems regarding the soldiers willhave to be faced and met, and it.,is the intention of the directors to endeavor to meet tlie new situation. 'The problem of the prlsoiierg returning from Germany will certainly tax the ingenuity ot the different welfare aocleties. Clubs and recreation buildings will have .to be Installed in the different cities, where the Canadian soldiers'will be quartered,'(Again there is the proMem ot the orplians-and debendentg i* ah^ seturned aol- Hours of Plea(9#^ It's .not easy to forget tfig^enjoyiible hours passed in music with family attdl friends aboy^ your player-piano. The Mhsbh ft Hiribh,,Player :i>lano ijrlth ite rare, Batisfylhg tone-its,simplicity and .baij'^'lrt opMratlbn, is,' an UNUSUAL PlANO^DISTINOiiUlSHED. FNQM ALL i(iti.f' Blue Bird i- � Old Polks at Home rv-Because I Love l^pv, Dear Just a WeMylh'fhr tou ' MASON & RISCH LIMITED BAL>�ORAL BLOCK P I�tttbJHdli� dittHpt, and Rev. Father 91t�l�%trtek M K^edlclne Hftt district. � jr. aJrurs�onrM(l>'.l> ; this world-'not-in the next. �'- , ! '�'�'.'� ''~^. -�-�'�� :Disease is not'an accideut,iior is.jjt^wpt  hy Providence. .lit is Nature's punislp||fi|ltj for the breaking of her laws. . - Hemorrhoids, for ,exaniple,occasi�^ in infinite degree of discomfort, sufferiBg'�n)t' of coiDstipBtidn-or wha� is a wotM hiUfi'tlic' ' taking of pllisj castor oil, purgative iiiin�ri>i waters, salts, etc., with the mistaken pi . ' , ivdfsto- . � overcoming constipation by forcing the bowel 'move-unnaturally. , i .  ' - . But.tbe Nujol Treatment for Conatipptjou.. prevents such sins of the fiesh, or mitigates tl;t: punishment therefor. 3';^ ^ Nujol helps to re-establisli CMy, regulj;,, thorbugli evaciiatibfi d;rthe bdw _  . >(.ujolisnotadrug,(^6esihotact'likeany>dnig.'' ., l4uj9l is absolutely harmless. . Nujol keeps, the waste matter soft, moift ^ahd -easily voided. - Nu^ol is ijot absorbed, does not effect the body -acts as a nieehanioal lubricant, which can bk" used for any Ifeti^th of time.-'  k-T"^ . Get Niijol from your druggist. Take 'Nujol according tb directions. * , ' ; CHARLES, GY^E^ SON ' "' PC, Box sCMonlresi ^ c * X f p'x AN a B LLiiro' A ojiif Ts roB N Nujol Labpratoriet STANDARD OIL CO. (NEW JERSEY) ' NEW YORK CITV i ^ , OTiriA  Nl^L Is sold only in �e�lv((-yyUTTUTig , hbdtles bearing the Nujol Tfl^B MarV.' Insist on-Nujol. Moaiatjsufferhtata suVititUtei^ �- , 1 'I -d - Oockwork" 158??874 5 ;