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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 27, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, NOVEMBER THE LETHBRmiSE DAitT HERALD FIVE IF YOU DO NOT UKE YOU mi BEEN USING REIUPNITAND GET YOUR MONEY BACK BEST BY TEST People's Forum At a meeting ot tho employees of the Grace coal mine, held on 21lt inst., the following resolution was un- anlmocsly agreed to. viz.: "That tho pit committee advise Superintendent Donaldson to doduct 2 per cent of our total earnings commencing tho 16th day of November, 1916. and continu- ing to .the I6th dav of March. 1817, and such money be handed to the sec- retary of the Lathbrldge Patriotic in the name of the employees o! tho Grace coal mine." Signed on behalf of the employees by H. Brown, W. Simm, Nat Petraa; Pit Commit- tee, Milto Pdpson. Latest orders nre that seven hun- fired: and fifty ot the 236th battalion will winter at Cobovirg, leaving ono hundred at Belleville. IOW TO GAIN FLESH Remarkable Statement of a Womsn Who Was Nothing But Skin and Bones. Laugh and grow fat is a homely say- mt hut Mrs. Elizabeth L. Morris, of aammond, La.; tolls or a more reliable methods. She says: "I cannot nay enough in praise or Jvinol, for it saved my life. I was weak, rvous, run-down, could not sleep, s unfit for work and was nothing: t skin and bones. Three doctors had 1 failed to help me. One day I saw finol advertised, took courage and ought a bottle, and it soon made me el better. I continued its UBO and ch a' change! I have regained y strength, flesh and health, am rfectly well, and the doctor sur- rised to see such a change in me In ch a short time." Elizabeth Morris, liummond, La. The reason Vinol proved auch a'- oUtmei" vreniwi Mrs. orrlB' case was because of the beet ,nd cod liver peptones, Iron and man- ;anese pepto'nates and glycerophos- ates, combined in a pure native HT-H. which makes Vinol .a moat .jderful tonic. J. D. Higinbotham Co., Druggists, Lethbrldge. at the beat druggists in all Al- iBrta towns. Advertisement, FARMERS TO BLAME To the Editor of The Herald. Dear wrtte'r noticed an artlcl, in your paper re the cost o: milk. It certainly does seem to be away out of reason. 1 have been per sonally over all'or Southern Alberta and have interviewed a great many farmers, and am .surprised to see the number of farmers that are buying their butter today from the mer- chant. I asked them on every occa sion why It was 'they'.were doing thlt and their answer In. every case, U that they have no time to bother will cowa as wheat hi what they wanted. Even men that have cowa are let ting them go dry, do not want tc bother milking them. The dain company have men out looking for milk and cream. Why, it Is a Joke with some of these farmers. The; forget 1914 and how the cowt were lltesavers to a good many for a years back and they will be again but as long as some of these. men have n few dollars they do not care to work and wont work. If their wives want to milk tie cowl all well and good, men are getting beyond that. What I want to know Is does Mr. Wardman know of these. If so. the farmer is the man he waats to get after. The farmer now is get- j ting 42 cents for butter fat and charges all paid. let him figure this up wtycb will come to consider- able extra charges and the haudling of same. No wonder we pay 50 cento for butter or 12H for milk. I tell you gentlemen we will have to do It as long as the farmer will not keep the cows. They are getting 5 cents a quart for milk f.o.b, on ths farm. This milk has to be clarified and pasteurized In order to make it safe for use. getting it from different cows a'Jd conditions, in the way the milk Is put out by the farmer. And again I will say that as long as the farmer will not produce the milk and men have .to go out and beg for what milk they do get we will have to pay the price. I would like very much to meet Mr. Wardman personally, aad could explain to him more fully where he Is wrong in roasting this particular dsjry ?r any other :dalry at present.- Respectfully yonrs, M. H. ROBERTS. CURBS SKIN AFFECTIONS package proves It. Sold and anuxd by above Viaol d Stock Cattle Sheep 76 Chelae Calvee. 60 Oowe and Heifers. W Two and three year eld Heifen. Lambs. 100 Breeding Ewes. One Anjue Bull. TOR Ml.! AT YARDS Hatch Lewis STOCK Office: Acedia Bldg. and Stock Yarda. Phone 1412. [ONUMENTS leadstones Hid bbridge Monumental Cut Stone Works THE To the Editor; of The Herald. Dear wan pleased to note ty Friday night's .paper that some- one was taking an active interest In the price of milk and somewhat sur- prised at-the- injustice o? ignorance of tie Anyone who had read your article of Nov. ICth fully would, not have to read fur in Mr. Thos. letter to see that it was abiriutely absurd. Six cents to the. farmer and 6 cent wages, expenses, bottle washing and steri- lizing, milk clarifying and Ing gives you 11 or a profit of 1% cents on It Is par cent. As a matter of fact the price of milk hns advanced so at present time uiiart of milk, is costing juit t2y, laid whtrh Is K cent on WtiM out Is that Mr. Warftnant SOO Mr cent.! The prica of Imtft has >teidlly ad- vanced every -two weeki alnea lait July, and lurinj'Uie last of Oct. and Hrst of Nov. Iwlni 1 cent per quart, wtanflt WM costing 11 cents and yon 10 cents. This lefm. phl-Mttropte tnw. Them U :no milk dealer who hai ever fortune at .the milk business I do not thlak there will ever one-b} the present Mi- tern. The dairy makes about one-tenth of cie' per prom It woald need to handled by tena of thousand, to warrant such grouch as Mr. Ward- Mr.. We.ro.inan toe wrong article when, he attacked milk should mude It lee cream, wilier or buttermilk, or some of the other dairies who do not have tie cost of or clarify- ing and pasteurising milk. Blnco the advanca lit prlca w. have neard ai to suppos- ed Imposition jof the trade; Between the howl of and the Indignant "conjplalnta: of. the worthy ladles of Lcthbrldfe, then has been a continual round of aomplalntu and It Is a pieaaure to meet a satisfied cuitomer and'to have this oppor- tunity of explaining the situation to the public. f Mr. Wardman accuses us of raising the price ot nutter and not raising th, price of cjeam to the farmer. I do not know- where Mr. Wardman got his Information but it Is evident he did not ask a> or any of our ship- pers, and I would advise him in the future to be .well potted before he makes any more mii-ttatements. The price of cream hat always gone up with the price', of butter and farmers hero are getting as much for their cream as any; iu Alberta. And the price of butter'.ls not any higher than elsewhere. It impossible for any- one here to control iho price of but- ter or any other commodity as It can be shipped in at very low rates. The price of butter In'-governed'by (from Our Own Cranbrook, B. C. Nov. demto of IK grippe has taken hold of the Cranbrook residents during the past couple ot days. M leaat hundred persons an victims. Thn doctors are working overtime to eopa with tli. situation. In the membership camoalcn ooft- dncted by the Railway T.M.CJL brook secured fifty-five martin. mark waa newel to a wire rewired by David H. Caw- in, the local secretary. Readqurton late tonight reports J38.124. D. Murphy, who was lerloaily 'njtired In a mlx-ap In the C.P.R. yards 7ome two months ago. is about again. Miss Bertha Brown, of the staff of Harvey, McCarter Macnonald, la -erlotitly 111 in St Eugene hospital. W. R. Beatty, who has coafln- :d In the hospital for the past serer- il months, has Improved suffioieitly 'o permit his leaving that InsUtntkm. Dr. J. H. King, member-elect Cranbrook, left today for Vancouver. The annual meeting of tho Cran- brook District Liberal association ma held last evening in the Liberal rooms, there being up- wards of fifty representatives pres- ent from the several nearby towns. Thos. Hummers, of Klmberley, occu- ied the chair. Matters of Import- to the Cranbrook district were ilseusseS, a keen interest being dla- on the part of all present number of important changes were Tindo in the constitution, which will of larger scope of tho Mon. The election of officers resulted as 'o'lows: Honorary President, Hon. 'I. C. Brcwster; president. C. J. Lit-1 Cranbrook; vice-president, W. H. Moyie; second vice-president, C L Be'chtel, Ta-Ta Creek; secre- C. R. Ward. Cran- orook; eiecutlve committeo, Tbos. Summern, Kimberley; J. W. Fitch, Moyle- Dr. F. D. Miles, Cranbrook; L. J. Taylor, Wycliffe; B. Lundln, Marysville; J. H.Hayes, Weatport; F M. MacPherson, Cranbrook. D. J. H. King, member-elect for the" Cranbrbofc district, took advantage of the oppor- tunity to express his appreciation of the work on the part of the members and gsr.crally in selecting him as their candidate. He assured those present that everything for the betterment of tho citizens as a whole wouii meet with his hearty approval and asked everyone to co-operate with him in making sound, sane, and iitelliErent laws which would make for the citizens of East Kootenay hearty and prosperous community. PATRIOTIC DANCt 18 HELD AT WINNIFRED THE ALLIES Captured Bum Say Their Prison Palawe Compared U. TioiD In Germany (From Our Own Correspondent) Wlanlfred, NOT. rousing pa- triotic supper and dance were given in the Flowering Valley school, eight miles north-east ot and of which Mr. Thos. Steele Is taacher, on Friday night, NOT. 24th, under the auspices School Trustees Peterson Rapson and 3. G. Breatr hour, More than in cash was realr ized. Besides this many contributed hogs, turkeys, gMse. ducks, roosters, Mrs. S. O. Braathour mostly tarn- ished the suppir. gary, Vancouver and Montreal mar- There Is no one that regrets the high cost of living as much as I do as I think that In this severe time we should all live as cheaply as possi- ble and do our utmost to develop the country and thereby help In the great BtruKEle even If we cannot go qur- AS to the authority of the city Investigating and prosecuting, I will that I freely save them the ei- penre, and invite them to investigate to the limit, prosecute if they please, or take control of the milk business themselves If they like. They, might make It pay and no doubt they would not mind a few more kicks. Thanking yon Dear Sir for your valuable space and this opportunity of throwing light on a much abused subject. very truly, DAVID P. CARLY.m. II CHILD'S TONGUE SHOWS IF IMR OR BOILS KT1 If Crow, Feverish, Sick, Bilious, Fruit Laxative at Every mother realises, after giTinf her children "California ot that this ts thalr ideal laxative. they lore its pleasant taste and It tfaoroughljT cleanser the'tender stomach, liver and bowela with- out griping. When cross, irritable, feTerish or breath is bad, stomach look at the It coated, give B teaspoonfut of this harmless "fruit, and in a lew hours all the foul, constipated waste, sour bile and undigested food pauses out of the bow- els, and you have a well, playful child again. When ita little system is full of cold, throat sore, ache, diarrhoea, indigestion, ber, a good "inside skinning" should always be the first treatment given. Millions of mothers beep "Californ- ia Syrup of Figs" handy; they know a tt'ii3poor.fill today aaveft a sick child tomorrow. Ask your druggist.for a BO- cent bottle of "California Syrup of which has directiomi for babies, children of all ages and .grown-ups printed on the bottle. Beware of counterfeits Bold here, so don't be fool- ed. Get the genuine, made by "Cali fornia Pig Syrup Compn' contrifcutw the JbUowfaig: I have MCO today on interoitlng batch of lettort written by Qermau prbofittrs in here to thalr frlwids ti which are being forwarded tonight; and ono would Imagine that the unanimity with which enry jrritonvr tells of the ex of fall treaiment must SOOD- or later some effect on public "plnten In though there !B always the possibility that the? will to regartJ It only an evidence of cowardice. Ona man writes: "Our treatrneat la good, especially on the part of the English who are decent and good Another says: "l am tis a, camp la France, b.at l hardlj be- tbtfl IB a real camp. If it should ce, these prisoners' camps are palaces in comparison to those in Germany." A third says that he IB "better fed than ha had been for a long timo bo- fore his capture." A fourth writes: "we are well treated by the English and I hope that after the war our re- lations with them will be more friend- ly." In comparison with which laudable sentiment it is instructive to read a letter written by a man while he was still fighting taken with him when he foDMJcd onr FuUiorlaud, aad oo that we hope victorious and lasting paaco may enuue.' The German mentality Is truly la-! comparnblo. That our cowardly air- men, however, aro cot alwajo boh the Jiuos dropping bombs oa women and ehlldrao la shown from other lot- tera. For exwuple: "There are no in ilio froiit- linfi pOBitlon, The men He to a largo extent In Tho enoiny avlatora descoud to a height of about 80 metres tntl fire on them with ma- iind sis ial with horns. The enemy's avliitortj are far superior, es- pecially in numbers. CXur airmen are powerless ar.d are out to flight aa soon us tlio onsmy machines approach our trouch llioa." There are things to tho aarno effect; and the pictures which tho German soldiers draw of their suf- fering, are sometimes quite moving. Herd aro BOUIO extracts at random from a number of similar letters: "We are actually fighting on tlie Boinme the English. You no longer call it war, It IB mere murder. .Slaughter at Yirea and the battlo In the gravel pit at H.ulluch wore the purest child's play compared with this massacre, and that is much too mild a description. "We are hero now ou the Sommo in such an artillery fire as I have never no one lias iu the whola war. Cover there i" we lie in a sholl-holn and defend our- selves to the last man: He who comes out of this fire can thank God. It's frightful; snch a. murder here. "I have not been through anything like it in the whole war. It may be called sheer hell. It is unendurable." From official reports captured we a.1 so get instances of men being out under arrest for refusing to go into the front line when ordered; and one man writes: "Often I yet so desper- ate that I could throw my rifle away and bolt." At the some time, I have cautioned readers before drawing infer, encea from the hnIf-hysterical letters of men In the front line as to the was captured: I morale of the German army as a "We will not spare our insolent, yil- whole. It has vastly deteriorated, bo- lainous enemy, but destroy everything 1'ond question; but it is still far that comes into our hands, i'or the cowardly see that they csnuot do anything with us in the their aircraft ros and there trenches and so now have to fly to our to' from being in a state of collapse. Something over DO divisions have now been in on the Somme front, against the FYench and British combined: and we know that divisions often have to destroy our poor innocent women and be hurried ii again before their pro- very shameful proceeding on per torm ot rest Is completed because. the part ot the cowardly blackguards j other divisions have to be premature- j and one which will stand to their i ly taken out, being too shattered to credit later on. But, thank God, we bo further useful, can say that we have not led our Division.; which come m for the Fatherland against poor women and second time with large drafts are un- children, but with an iron fist have raised our weapons In the fight doubtedly inferior to those which ar- rive for the first time. The new men against the venomous hosts of our are Inferior to the old. Germany is enemy and have nobly and justly de-i drawing on a poorer grade of mater- IT IS KNOWN TO EVERYONE THAT MUSIC is the most adequate mode of expressing the Christ- inas spirit. It is the merry part of Christmas, and thus a musical gift Is doubly appreciated. OF MUSICAL GIFTS that will afford a life time's enjoyment, nowhere can you find a better selection than at th-e Mason Risch Store! IF YOU HAVE NO MUSIC m YOUR HOME, DECIDE TO OBSERVE CKIUSTMAS THIS YEAR IN FESTIVE FASHION: PRESENT YOUR FAMILY WITH A PIANO A PLAYER-PIANO A VICTROLA Yon have a choice in cror stock of dainty new upright pianos in most attractive cases at a price at low as to Steinway Pianola Pianos beginning at from the small Victrola No. W in oak, at to the most luxurious Victrola made. NO MATTER HOW MUCH OR HOW LITTLE, A DEPEND- ABLE INSTRUMENT MAY BE HAD AT THE MASON RISCH STORE. TERMS ARE BAST! Itoim liadj Smttiiefc "THE HOME OF THE VICTROLA" Balmoral Block Leth bridge At The Theatres ial. Chiefly, apparently, Cor this rea- son, the Quality ot the opposition which we meet varies -widely. Some troops fight well; others have be- havod little better than rabbits. But it ia noticeab-e that iu the letters which we take now there are con- stant references to the certainty the war going oa through the winter. The expectation of a speedy however much the troops may Btlll long for to hnve died out iu the German army. They are re- signed to a long war, reaching at least into next summer. Mayor Edwards, of Gait, ia ant for a second term. At Starland "Howe'er it be, it seems to me 'Tit only noble to be good. Kind hearts are more than coronets, And simple laitb than Norman This Is the theme around which tho great Mutual masterpiece, "True No- featuring E. Forrest Taylor and Helen Reason as co-stars is writ- ten This is a atory that contains a Bne moral lesson. A splendid comedy will be shown on the same program and Miss Simm and Mr. Fleming will Ring. At The Orpbewn Those clever people. McDonald and held over another week to deal out laughing matter at tlie Or- pheum theatre. They are rightly named "Props, of the Fun Factory." A program of latest motion pictures will up the remaining part o! this show. neaday and Thursday under the direc- tion of A. 3. Stern and Co., direct from a solid year's run In New York, where it played to the largest average audi- ences ever assembled in a metropoli- tan playhouse. Seats are now on sale at Hartleys, At the Empress "The Heart of a Painted a vividly gripping motion picture ro- mance from the studios ot the Popu- lar Plays and Players Co. comes to the Empress tonight and tomorrow, with Mme. Olga Petrova in the prin- cipal role. Selma, the beautiful daugh- ter of poor parents, leaves her home and Btcorea a position in New York as a painter's model. The artist be- comes enamored of her beauty. They fall in love with each other, but later the artist abandons Selma to marry an heiress. Selma discouraged by her treatment, falls lower and lower in the scale of life, and when she reaches the bottom-most strata, fas- cinates young Spendthrift. Also some comedy along with this special. At the Majestic The most powerful moral lesson offered on the speaking stage, "The Girl Ho Couliln't will the attraction at the Majestic neit Friday and Saturday, with a special matinee on Saturday afternoon. In t happy combination of comedy and drama, with Juat enough of the ele-, ment of clean comedy to lighten Its more serious moments, this play is winning instant favor everywhere. The play deals with the problems which' confront a young girl in her endeavors to earn her own living the modern social conditions and evils In New York city. Reserved seat tickets will be at Hcdleys on Wednesday. iUESTIC Telephone 1722 TWO DAYS HextMS Sat DECEMBER 1 and 2. MATINEE SATURDAY AT 2.30 "THE GIRL HE COULDN'T BUY" A VIRILE PLAY IN FOUR ACTS BY NICHOLS EVERY WOMEN PAYS THE PRICE A story that will please every woman and every man who cherishes and respects woman- No mother or pecially thoie who have to earn their cwn afford to' this great play. Prices: 75c. 50c, 25c Sat Matinee: Adult. 25c. Children 10c Phone 1722 9 NIGHTS ONLY Next Wednesday and Thursday NOVEMBER 29th-30th A. S. STERN A CO. present (by arrangement with Oh) The Funniest Play in the AVhole World BY SALISBURY FIELD AND MARGARIT MAYO A Furiously Jolly comedy of apartment-home life. It's clean, It's human, and oh! it's funny. There Is nothing like It and nothing "just as good." Direct from its second record smashing engagement at the Wavker Theatre, Winnipeg, within a year and from the Grind Theatre, Calgary. PRICES: 75c 30c SEATS AT MEDLEY'S NOW E. Forrest Taylor and Helene Kosson in s ACS "True Nobility" THIS FEATURE COMES HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. DON'T MISS IT DUET: MISS SIMM and MR. FLEMING; "A SQUABBLE FOR A COMING WEDNESDAY: GLADYS HULETTE IN "PRUDENCE THE PIRATE." "TWIN BEDS" HERE WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY Salisbury Field and Margaret Mayo's trllliant comedy, "Twin aptly described as "Mirth's Marathon Wln- will come to the Majestic Wed- 1 MME. OLGA PETROVA in "The Heart Of a Painted Women" A Metro Wonderplay In Five Acts. .It might be stated that Mme. Petrova in this one excclls all other screen productions. Also some screaming comedy. CMPRESC 0 RPHEU TONIGHT 15-25 MCDONALD AND CURTIS PRESENTS "Two Bar Rooms in One A howling scream from rtirt IA tlnlth. Alto some tint ;