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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 29, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta THE [.ETHBRinr.E DAILY 11KB ALP WEDNESDAY, NOVRMBKK 211, UlUi ietbbribge Deralfc letbbrlDge, Hlberta f DAILY Subscription Rates: lOc ....14.00 Pally, delivered, per weeK Pally, delivered, per year Dally, by mall, per year Weekly, by mall, per year Weekly, by ma, per JVeeWr, by mail. year to TELEPHONES Business Office Editorial Office W. A. Buchanan Managing Director 1224 John Torrance Business Manager Your King and Country need you right now' THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR That Zeppelins are now ineffective as a weapon against Great Britain owing to the wonderful development of the air defences of the British, has been amply demonstrated in the most recent raid on the British coast in which two Zeppelins and their crews were destroyed and the remain- der of the attacking ships driven off hcfore any damage to any extent was accomplished. This makes now a tota It took eighteen days to formally settle the U. S. presidential election. Whon It comes to marathon contests, the Statesera have the edge on the rest of the world. The decision of the Lethbrldge Brewing Co. to turn part of their big plant here into public cold storage will help to flll a long felt need In the city and district. It should help the dairy and egg produce business ot the south, and should help to keep summer and winter prices a little more evenly matched. It was reported unofficially over grain brokers' wires yesterday that the U. S. had received an Intimation that Berlin mighty sorry, and the submarine commander who torpedoed the Marina, killing five Americans, had made a mistake and would be punish- ed, and that Germany would make re- paration. It's the same old story. If tho miners will go back to work pending a Government investigation of their demands they will be doing much to gain the good opinion of the coal-consuming public ot Western Can- ada. An amicable settlement of the strike differences is very much to be desired ospecially with the country at these monster airships to have been destroyed in raids on England. Each succeeding raid undertaken now by the Germans is more disastrous for them than tor England, so efficient Jiave the air defences become. The Rumanian situation, though serious, is not without its cheering side. The Rumanians are. retreating on a solid front towards their capital and are resisting with all the force at their command, the advancing Teu tons, who, however, have made more gains and effected the crossing of the Danube at several vital points. The Greek Government has appeal- ed to neutral nations against what it termed the coercive measures taken by the Allied powers to effect a more complete and unhampered utilization of Greek territory for the Allied cam- paign in the Balkans. PICKED UP IN PASSING Rev. A. a urtlrwl Presby- terian mlnleter, died at Allistou, Oiii. North Essex Conservatives expect a general election by March at tho latest. Dufferln Council voted for the Patriotic Fund and Red Cross fund. Dr. Marshall Sutton. of Cooksville, was found ..lead in bod from apo- plexy, aged The laie Henry Gotiderham. of To- ronto, loft an estate valued at Major J. R. Meredith, son of Chief Justice Sir R. Meredith, of To- ronto, died suddenly In England. Donald Camnhia, 40 years old, a farmer of Lobo Township, .died from injuries due to a fall from a hay The Manitoba Municipalities con- Klckards, nn old time resi- dent of Calgary is dead. Fruit Growers at Hatzlc. B.C., want the Chinese head tax removed in order to relieve the shortage of labor. Judge Forin, of Nelson, has just completed -0 years service on the bench. Salary Increases for 1S.OOO city of- ficials and employes, amounting to are proposed in the New York. City budget for 1917. The last quarterly dividend from the Guclpll Junction Railway Is 1'liO.oti, or per cent, on tho city's investment. Within a month after her husband had met i: shop, Mrs. John Johnston, of Brant- ford, is dead. The Presbyterian congregation of Pickering has given a unanimous call to Rev. G. S. Lloyd M, -A., of MONASTIK CAPTUHED UY THE ALLTIDS vention endorsed Bill o' Hon. 12. the Rural Lretiltb i Brown. Provincial: BRITAIN'S CASE IS ABSOLUTELY SOUND The New York Times, in an editor- ial on Viscount Grey's latest defence of the blacklist says: "When Viscount Grey rocunds us that the British blacklist, published under the authority of the act forbidding trading with the snemy, is simply ft measure "which enjoins thosa who "owe allegiance to Great Britain to cease having trade relations with per- sons who are found to be assistine or rendering service to the It becomes evident that no reply Is pos- sible on that point, since we cannot contest the right ot Great Britain to prohibit her subjects from giving to the enemy "the support and as- sistance 'of British credit and British property." Even though some of our citizens may suffer from the loss of trade privilege, we cannot deny the British Government's right to con- trol the trading activities of those who are subject to its authority." It is really impossible to put th case any more effectively than that In setting rid of Sir Sam Hughes, Premier Borden has not done all that is necessary to strengthen his Gov- ernment. In a recent issue the Mono tary Times ot Toronto says thai "Gen. Sir Sam Hughes' elimination from the cabinet shows either that Sir Robert Bordsn has acquired more backbone or that someone has forced S little of that commodity into the premier's "office. Several other ob- stacles to the present government's future success at the polls remain to be removed." The Hon. W. M. Martin steps from the Dominion House into the Sask- atchewan Legislature, and in the for- mation of a new Government he re- tains every member of the Scott ad- who responsible for lie graft, bribery, corruption and col- usion in that, province. the eoplf of Saskatchewan stand for that ol a News Telegram. Nat one member of the Saskatche- wan Government has been found guil- y, M the Calgary paper says. The ju- .icial commissions have not reported and yet it expects Premier to ind men guilty in advance of the re- porta of judges, who may declare the ante -ministers not guilty. congrcgatlon of SL Treasurer. church. Hamilton, has presented a -f cheque for to Dean Craven, Canada's exportable surplus of who js (u Ouo, wheat this year is estimated at _ bushels: last year it was Uushels. Albert Rose, a hotelkeeper of Belle River, was fined SL'OO and .costs for r. -i -ill -ir I a bottle of liquor oil his St. Catharines City Council ai- is range for a series of lectures and de-1 Premises. monstrations for housewives who an unable to bake bread. Hamilton Presbytery sustained calls from St. Giles' church to Rev. Mcllroy Ottawa, and from Carle- i --iiM. .HClirOV UUUNa, LUiu uum i.-ui.c- Mayor Davidson, of Mooso Jaw. Dobaoll_ Dunn. the Conservative candidate for the] new Saskatchewan provincial con-j Etituency' of The Turner, Day and Handle Company, of Louisville. Ky.. I Fred Contymyre 1 mini Tom Yorke t the Calumet and Montana Mine. Cobalt, were in killed by a larcest concern ot Its kind ia the. erect a plant in Hamil- loot lelc1' _ blast at the 90- world, will ton. cause of a faulty stopper. j Mis3 ]reue Cnornock Of Brooklyn, T J of New York a noted suffragist died Hamilton controllers sent Ac" 10 by-laws to the City Council for con- Proprietor Hyde, of the Victoria; House. Simcoe, proved that the wine: found in a decanter by the inspector glazin., of some weeks ago was fermented be-, u _ New York City Board of Health is discovered that coal tar dyes are there in the coloring of ice :rcam and that rotten eggs are still Los Angeles. She was taken ill campaigning for Chas. E. sideration as to submission to the i rat.nayers In January, involving ex- penditure totalling r foru ner marriage, was .msa reunite C. Burton, a young farmer of the daughter of William Onion Lake district, of Saskatcbe-, Secretary o fthe Navy wan. charged with the murder of a I presjdent cleveiand, died in Aimerjc -Hugh Paget, who be- her marriage was Miss Pauline neighbor named Frank Hamilton, a rancher, was acquitted An Oxford farmer is said to have found the hay in his barn sprayed; with a peculiar chemical and in-j tensely moist: suspicion is aroused) olcr, hv the actions of a German GRAIN BROKERS DIRECTORY A prominent Lethhrldjro far- mar walked Into our ol'ticu tho_ othor day. "I used ii> soli barley to Jiunoa Richardson in Kingston titty years lie anlil. "mill I want to do business with tho 1'lrra again." The prices tiro so and the spreads brUvoon so witlo this year UiiiUtho need of'export work all along the Al- horta, h" Winnipeg and in Fort even greater than usual. Tho kind of service tl.at lives in ll man's momory for fifty years Is yours you malco your Mils of lading ruail '.Notify James lllclKirdson Sons, Lim- ited." For cur seals, mai'lvors and daily lirico cost or 201 Sher- lock I31tls-. Lelhbriilgu or phono 777. Manager's residence, phono 365. SWISS NOT FAVORABLY IMPRESSED London, Nov. Heuter dis- federal council has instructed the SwisS minister in Berlin to notify tile German government that the Ilelgiau deportations have unfavorably im- IjOndOa, ?rOV. -I.----t IHO-J _ patch from Berne asserts that the! pressed Swiss public opinion. OF CANADA Open a Housekeeping Account and Pay Your Bills by Cheque There Is a decided ad- vantage In depositing ___ your housekeeping money in the Union Bank of Canada, and issuing Cheques for your expenditures. You avoid the risk of keeping a considerable sum In your home or carrying It when shopping, and each Cheque, when casheo. becomes a Receipt LETHBRIDGE BRANCH A. F. S. TATUM, Manager BRASSY LAKE BRANCH H. E, SANDS, Acting Manager 5IUBERG GRAM Cg, LETHBRIDGE, AUTA. "ALWAYS WORKING" You mny malto money by let- ling us bid on your next car of wheat, barley or flax. IT COSTS YOU NOTHING. Our Winnipeg and .Lrthbrldgo offices represent SERVICE. "TRY J. H. TALLING Local .Manager Office Phono 1580 Resilience 57! NOT UNPATRIOTIC A YEAR OR TWO AGO The Ottawa Citizen, discussing th political situation in Canada at the present time, says: Since the Domin- ion Government so thoroughly bes- mirched itself, the faithful party pa- pers, ready to shout for a general elec- tion at the end of the session of 1915 have developed a most virtuous op- position to "plunging this country into the turmoil of party politics with the disorganization of a general election durinr the war." In the desperat months; of .1915, while Mr.' Lloyd _ George was organizing the Impefia Ministry of Munitions, the Canadian Government frittered away preclout time forcing a bill through the House of Commons to fo electioneering in the trenches. What on eartfl did th< Government mean .to do with its Votes for Why did It ship lls ballot boxes to the Old Country' Plainly to introduce the "turmoil o party Canadian brand, amonq the soldiers on active service. Fate in the shape of a German torpedo, put an end to the ballot box burlesque What a farce to expound in the party press now on how very unpatriotic It would be to hold a general election. Verily tho bipartisan game, whatever it may lack, at least adds to the gaiety ot this nation. "Diogenes" in the Vancouver Prov- nce relates a story told to him by a esldent of that city who was staying nca at a hotel in a country town when ir Sam (then Colonel) Hughes ar- Ived. They were the only guests and naturally fell into conversation, which after dinner became chiefly a monologue. Perhaps the colonel's eliow guest was conscious that he was not bearins his fair share of utterance and he retired to rest, to be followed soon after by Col. Hughes. They slept n contiguous rooms. At about one o'clock in the morning the colonel pounded the" separating wait violent- ly, and waked his neighbor, who en- quired with some alarm what was the can'.t said Sir Sam "come in here, I want someone to talk to." This his neighbor declined to do so Sir Sam wrapped himself in farmer. Hamilton hotelmen have passed resolution censuring Vice-Chairman i Dingman, of the Ontario License j Board for haying said at London that; he hoped the hotels would never be i re-opened. James Cruickshank, a resident 01 Weston for almost fifty years, died at his home after an illness of a day B E. Ingram, proprietor of the British American Hotel, Windsor, has sent a written apology to soldiers j of the 241st battalion who com- plained he had insulted them. Roderick 3IcPh.ee, the four-year-old ired skull sustained In a bob- i accident. The boy ran into guard railing while speed- i ing down _a steen grade. 'He went i through the railing and fell about 20 feet. or so, aged One week ago he blanket, went into the adjoining room and talked'till morning. It was too much talk that helped Sir Sam lose his job as Minister of Militia. LECSARD (TAY8 JUST WHERE HE WAS WHEN SIR SAM QUIT Ottawa, Nov. is know here of the reported appointment o Gen. Lflssard as adjutant-general o overseas forces. At the militia de- partment It was stated that such a appointment would he in the han( of George overseas ailr of militia. Cables announce a days ago that Gen. Leckle ha IMCO. appointed adjutant-general ovoripai Wrcen. It Is-thoueht- he that Gen. Lessard will continue to b of Canadian force Tomorrow is the day the Yankee turkey gets It in the neck Villa has broken out on the front page of the American newspapers once more. As a news feature a war on the border is worth two In Europe. It Is claimed for farmer near HtTie, Mont., he raised a crop of beans worth on a plot this year. These mnet h km "string" beans. celebrated the 61st anniversary of 3 wedding. Pluckily refusing to desert her ve-year-old companion, Bernice also aged five, saved om drowning Alex. T.urcott when e fell through t'ae thin Ice on Lower Ton River at Stratford. A judicial inquiry into the civic dministration of Montreal generally I i .being asked for in a petition sign- d by seventy promjnent with'F. J. Laveriy, acting as Homey for the petitioners. The fire in W. D. Bridge's barns at Enniskillen was due to binder wine becoming ignited by friction of the threshing machine when blown into the.loft by the thresher's blower, setting fire to the contents. Lieut. Clifford B. Relliy who left Calgary with the S2hd battalion last May and was wounded in the early stages of the battle of the Somms is returning to Canada permanently dis- abled and on sick leave. In Calgaty he was a member of the law firm of he was a meme Reilly and Lunney. He is the Liber- CANADIAN PAGIFIO EXCURSIONS TO THE OLD COUNTRY LOW ROUND TRIP FARES TO ATLANTIC SEAPORTS IN CONNECTION WITH OCEAN TICKETS, VIA ALL STEAMSHIP LINES. Tickets on Sale, Nov. 13th; Dec. 31st, 1916. Final Return Limit live Months From Date of Issue. For Full Information Apply to S. B. MifCHELL, Ticket Agent. Lethbrldge. R. DAWSON, District Passenger Agent. Calgary. OFFICE PHONE 1313. MANAGER'S PHONE 1484. SMITH, MURPHY CO. HEAD OFFICE, WINNIPEG Write or phone at our expense if you have grain to handle. We can assure you the best price the market will-stand and give you courteous servico "-.d projppt returns. N. T. MACLEOD, MA. LETHBRIDGE OFFICE SHERLOCK BUILDING STRONG DOWLER GRAIN and Commission Merchant5 tcthbrldoe Cur entire organization Is at your service and with our exper- ience wo can safely guarantee to get you the' best prices for your grain at, any time and for any grade or kind of grain. Phono M 1922 Calgary Offioe 1365 Lothbridge Rei. 1BI1 -Lethbriflge Our Agents who are I district. J. A. GUMMING Lcthbridgo Manager Miss Irene Chormnock of Brooklyn, hung herself In the attic a church at Bridgeport, Conn., because of an affection of the eyes, which a physi- cian had informed her would result in blindness. Liquor will not be sold to soldiers i Montreal until after the war, if the wishes of President George Payett, of The Bread Problem i I problem in the hoir.e where Shredded Wheat is known. The whole wheat the real staff of life, and you have it in Shredded Wheat Biscuit prepared in a cligestible form. It con- tBinimore real body-build- ing material than meat or eggs, is more easily digested, and much less. The food fpr the up-and-coming map who does things with hand or the kid- dies that need a well-bal- anced food for study or play the housewife who must save herself from kitchen drudgery. Delicious fpr breakfast or any meal, with milk or cream. Made in Canada. the Licensed Victuaiers' j Association of Montreal, are com- piled with by the licensees. TJnion, meeting in' Calgary, passed a resolution asking for Federal legisla- tion to regulate the marketing condi- tions of live stock, including the licensing and bonding of commission! men. The convention of the American Federation of Labor went on record against "militarism" generally, and particularly against military train- ing In Public Schools. President Gompers and othern tried to prevent such action, hut failed. A factory In Kansas City is manu- facturing burlap overshoes for men who drive or ride. The shoe is the Invention of an architect and build er. It is expected to be used by chaffeurs, truck drivers and horse- men while a special overshoe is planned for itreet car motormen. The private bills committee jif the Quebec Legislature refused the City of Hull the power to close tho bars at 7 p.m., and to raise a new tax on all bars and hotels. Hull was asking from the Legislature power to legis- late more rigidly on the bars since the enforcing of DrohiMtion in Ont- ario, from which fact Hull Is getting an unprecedented .lljuor .traffic. al candidate for'the House of; Com- Low Round Trip Fares tp Eastern Canada Tickets are on sale daUjr Dec. to 31st, 1916, inelutive; return limit 3 montns. Chicago to Toronto and Montreal, via Michigan Central R. R. and Canadian Pacific Ry. 6-10 R. m. S a. hi. p. rn. Leave Chicago Arrive Toronto Arrive Montreal Also Low Round TrJp-Fares to New York and Efpstpn ia conMctta with tickets to point.. vU Line, Niagara Five Fart Every Apply to your local complete inloimaiion apply to Spokane Office 405 Columbia Building A. M. NYE, General Agent For Quot? tlont, YOUR FURNACE TO REPAIR Geo. R. Dison PHONE 1057 REAR STAFFORD BLOCK OF ALU COAL'C.O. D PHONE 1315 Tiinrti- WttcIielJ Office at Kennedy's 410 13th St. Storm Poors AND Storm Sashes ALL SIZES RIGHT PRICES. BKCKEK YATES PHONE 13B1. ;