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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 2, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY,�'OCTOBER % 1918 THE LETHBIUDCifc l^XY rfF.RAJLD PAGE SEVEN Lethbridge Raised $28,000 For Red Cross Past Year Tho annual meeting of the Red Cross sooltey hold lust ifight at the r".M.C.A. was very well attondod. Ills Honor Judge Jackson occupied Uio eliiiir mid summed up the progress the looioty lias made during the last year In a very clear and concise manner. As usual, the speaker said, tho women Ihouldorod most of the responsibility, ind they certainly discharged their Unties admirably. Last year the fi-aanctal end was distinctly separated troni tho supply, department and the wisdom of this is to ho seen in the iplendl'd financial allowing tho r.oci-Dty has made. There in an increase in revenue of over $8000 over last year's allowing. The outwit will be. sorely taxed this coming,year and the supplies will have to bo practically doubled in quantity. His Honor who was presont at tho meeting of tho General Council of tho Canadian Red Cross held at Toronto a few weeks ago, said that ho thought the time had come when all supplies should be brought through the provincial branch and not local!}'. This for reasons of economy. Another important announcement Every now and again don't you get one of those fearful headaohes that drive you to do anything to get relief? Remember, though, its a mistake to just "smother" the pain without removing the cause. Nearly all lieitdaches hovelhcir befinnind in the rtom-ach, liver or bowels, �nil the befit remedy t R Chamberlain's Tablets, which tone (be fiver, sweetens the Btornnch and clesnse the bowels. This not only cures the head-sche but prevents its return. *All dialtrs ?5cIor hy mail from Ckambertun Medicine Co., Tsrmto gCfjAMBERLAIN-S 39 mndo was that tho Canadian Red Cross will have sole charge of all the Red Cross work in Siberia. Tho commissioner in charge of this work and who will bo appointed soon, will he a well known western man. Tho report of the Hon. Treasurer, Mr. H.. J. Smith was then read and approved. This showed a splendid financial stnto of affairs. A vote of thanks was' extended to Mr. A. J. Blackbumo . who had filled the position for some time previous to Mr. Smith. The report follows in detail: Receipts. To balance, Sept. 30, 1917..$ 2, Momborship fees .......... Donations............ -.. Pledge collections.......... Collections from Rod Cross Boxes ................... Advertising ................ Donations (Prisoners of War Fund .................... Interest on bank account... Dinner dances and and sales..........$442.35 LESS: expenses per contra ........____ 81.52 171.56 874.50 i,027.4:5 ,803.80 10.15 52.00 26.00 1G7.U9 525,922.70 $28,094.26 Payments. By office expenses (salaries, postage, stationery, printing, etc.) ............... Insurance ................. Prisoners of War Fund..... Laundry ................. Red Cross supplies, local.. By Provincial Branch: Donations .......$2,100.00 Purchases ....... 1,153.65' 737.11 28.00 26.00 458.75 19,043.55 -3,253.65 By expenses: re dinner, dances, sales, (deducted per contra) ............. 23,547.06 In bank, per pass book........$4,382.38 Less cheque un-prosented .. .. 16:25 - 4,316.13 Cash on hand ............. 231.07 4,547.20 81.52 Merchandise on h'd. 2,482.02 Sewing machines .. 180.0(1 Furniture ......... 100.00 By balance Aug. 31, 1918: AUCTION SALE i of 31 HEAD OF HORSES-94 HEAD OF CATTLE IMPLEMENTS, FURNITURE, ETC. _ INSTRUCTED BY THE EXECUTORS OF THE , J. W. Johnston Estate i; THE UNDERSIGNED* WILL �3ELL BY .PUBLIC AUCTION ON SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 9, RANGE^15, 8 MILES SOUTHEAST OF TABER AND 10:MlLES SOUTHWEST OF PURPLE SPRINGS, f: . on TUESDAY, OCT, 8th THE FOLLOWING: STOCK-1 Registered Percheron stallion, 6 years, weight 1800; all mares supposed to be with, foal-1 black mare, 9 years, weight 1450; 1 black mare, 9 years..weight 1450; 1 black mare, 5 years, weight 1550; 1 roan mare, 5 years, weight 1450; 1 roan mare, 4 years, weight 1450; 1 sorrel gelding;, 5 years, weight 1500; 1 buckskin gelding, 4 years, weight. 1350; 1 black gelding, 4 years, weight 1400; 1 black gelding, 3 years, weight 1400; 1 bay mare, 10 years, weight 3200; 1 bay mare, 4 years, weight 1200; 1 bay mare, 10 years, .weight 1000; 1 roan mare, 8 years, weight 1150; 1 roan mare, 2 years, weight 1100; 3 roan geldings, 2 years, weight 1050; 1 black mare, 6 years, weight 1050; 1 black mare, 9 years, weight 1050; 4 yearlings; 1 saddle mare, 4 years, -weight 950; 6 sucking colts; 1 registered Shorthorn Bull; 34 cows; 25 good yearlings; 25 calves. IMPLEMENTS.-2 Massry-Hnrris binders; 1 14-in. Cqckshutt* gang plow, now; 1 14-in. ICmerson gang plow; 1 5-section lever farrows; 1 harrow cart; 2 weeders; 1 packer; 1 McCormick mower; 1 McCormick rake; 5 sets work harness; 1 set democrat harness; 1 set single driving harness; f 5 h.p. Galloway engine; 1 feed" grinder;, 1 fanning mill; 1 forge; 1 anvil; 1 set dehorners; 1 democrat, new; 1 buggy; 1 set bobsleighs; 1 small sleigh; 1 3% wagon, new; 3 3*4 wagons; 1 grain tank; 1 manure spreader, new; -1 garden cultivator, new; 1 lC-dlsc Kentucky press drill, new; 2 16rl $28,094.28 ' The report of tho hon. secretary, Mr. J. N. Ritchie, was then heard and adopted. Mr. Ritchie outlined tho various events of importance to the society during the year and expressed his thanks to all associated societies. Mrs. Saunders, chairman of tho bandage committee, then reported as follows: There wero 2170 T bandages and 1022 manytalled bandages made during tho year in the city bags, an average of 181, and 85 a njonth respectively. Mrs. Helnies and Mrs. Thomas have been very faithful in their attendance and help during the season, and now that the winter months are near more workers are coming in and we expect, a greater amount of work done, us (here was a decided fulling off in the work done in this department, the teachers alone doing most of the work. Shipping and Packing The report of the shipping and packing committee was then read, details of which follow: The following articles were shipped to Calgary during the year: 1273 sheets, 5487 pillow cases, 2342 suits pyjamas, 1872 bath towels, 8872 buck towels, 552 nurses' aprons, 1530 day shirts, 1764 many tailed bandages, 93U bed pan covers, 486G T bandages, 303 pneumonia jackets, 2584 wash cloths, 51G9 binders, 15Gfi personal property bags, 230G pair socks,' 2388 slings, G housewives, 732 head bandages, 5G4 surgical stockings, 24 assorted bags, 42 red cross bags, 364 amputation covers, 36 kit bags, 7994 handkerchiefs, 1168 stretcher caps, 298 ward shoes, 192 fomentation wringers, 763 operating gowns, 50 surgical shirts, 3 pair wristlets, 2 mufflers, 13 surgeons' coats, 324 amputation socks, 16 dressing gowns, making a total of 56,381 articles for the year. Committee: Mrs. J. S. Stewart, Mrs. C. Mc-Killop, Mrs. W. Scott. Work Committee The report of the work committee was as follows: The following different societies are doing work in the rooms: Baptist Ladies' Aid, Christian Ladies' Aid, .Central W. C. T. U., Children of Mary, Eastern Star Chapter, Knox Ladies' Aid, La Seize Circle, Sir Alexander Gait Chapter I.O.D.E., Major Jack Ross Chapter I.O.D.E., Protheon Class, Rebekah Lodge, St. Augustin's Auxiliary, St. Cyprian's Auxiliary, St. Patrick's Ladies' Aid, Wesley Ladies' Aid, teachers and young business women. The following societies sew outside the Red Cross rooms: Next-bf-Kin, Bee Hive Club, Latter Day Saints, G. F. S. Club, Thistle Club, St. Mary's W. A., the Convent. There are.24 auxiliaries out of town 'sewing for the society and a committee sends bags of work each week to the different places. Many women sew at home. Mrs. Cope is in charge of packages on the south side which the Boy Scouts deliver on Saturday mornings. Mrs. Gilmore takes charge of all work on the north side and delivers 36 packages each week. Besides tho different, societies on the north side who are sewing, all the cutting is done in the rooms by a committee who cut 65,131 articles during 11 months ending 31st August last. Mrs. ProsBer in charge of pressing, with her committee, have pressed 24,279 articles in the past year. Mrs. McKay in charge of wool has sent 2306 pairs of socks. The laundry committee have sent 21,255 articles to tho steam laundry. The packing committee in charge of Mrs. W. Scott, Mrs. McKillop and Mrs. J. S. Stewart, have shipped 56,-381 articles. Last, year the total shipment was 27,675 which shows an increase of 2S.706 articles. All draying is done by the Western Transfer Company, free of charge.  Mrs. Roy, with Boy Scouts, looks after all the rags, which are assorted, the larger pieces used for quilts and smaller ones for rag rugs which are sold for the society. The rooms are open every day from ten until five- with Mrs. Scott in charge, and on Saturdays until one o'clock. The society wish to express their appreciation to everyone who is helping in this great work, the success of which is largely due to all who are giving so generously of their means, to those who come so regularly to the rooms to sew, the many faithful women who in their homes are doing Red Cross work, and the efficient workers in various departments in tho rooms. It may truly be said it is a solemn duty to each one of us to do all we "can In this wonderful work. The Red Cross is the means of an expression ,of sympathy of the people of a nation to its soldiers, and every ono must carry on. v (Sgd.) ISABEL KELLOGG, 2nd Vice-Chairman. Election of Officers The election of officers was Hie next Item of business to be- considered, and a nominating committee was appointed. The result of the election was ad follows: Chairman, His Honor Judge Jackson (re-elected by acclamation) ; vice-chairman. Mrs. W. V. McMillen (acclamation); 2nd vice-chairman, Mrs., J. "8. Stewart (acclamation); hon. secretary, Mr. J. N. Ritchie (acclamation); hon. treasurer H. J. Smith (acclamation). Committee: Mesdames McKillop, Harman, Prosser, Ritchie, Murray, Gilmore, Lafferty, Fairley, Ainsworth, Hendorson, Kellogg; Messrs. Penne-father, Cocq, Higlnbotham, Bryraner, Dr. Campbell, Parker. A special resolution was passed ox-tending a hearty vote of thanks to all associated societies, thq, Boy Scouts, the north side boys, the press, and all others who have assisted the society In any way. A copy of this resolution will be forwarded to each of the above rfamed. "Beaver," as a name to replace Kitchener, is under consideration by would-be namerche&s'ors. who. wore antis in 19Lq; PANIC IN GERMANY Something Must be Done to Avert Catastrophe-Talk of Dictator. London, Oct. 1.-(Bulgaria i.-There is great excitement in Germany over (he defection of Bulgaria, judging from special dispatches received here from Holland. On Saturday, (he excitement amounted to a panic. Ac-ccording to some reports the panic particularly affected tlie Berlin bourse, where war industry stocks, it is stated, slumped violently. Panic also struck parliament and newspaper circles ami public offices. The alarm brought forth the instant demand that "something be done." A dispatch to the Daily .Mail from The Hague says the demand is for somebody possessing the confidence of the Germans and their allies to replace the present, military oligarchy but opinions clash regarding who this vague personality might, be. Reports indicate u decided cleavage between the Junker and Conservative classes and tho-class represented by the Socialist and Radicals who on this occasion have the support of some Centrists and even National Liberals. Emperor William's belated anxiety for the people to co-operate with the government evidently will be distasteful to the Junkers ,one of whose foremost papers, tin: Ptreuz Zeltung, declares that u distatorsbip is the only possible alternative. On the other hand, the demand of the popular parties is for a popularly elected cabinet. The effect of the resignations of Chancellor von Hertling and Foreign Secreary von Hintzo on the public agitation is not yet reported. Nothing is known as to how the terms of the Bulgarian surrender have affected the German people if they have been permitted to know the terms. EIGHT CANADIANS London, Oct. 1.-Feats of gallantry in action for which more Canadians have been, awarded the D.C.M. have been gazetted as follows: 4,803, It. S. M. T. Adams. Liverpool regiment (Halifax, N.S.). rmler two days' bombardment, by his efforts many r.en were prevented from being gassed. 18,362, Aeting-Corp. K. II. Johnson. M. G. Service. When officer in charge of motor machino gun sectlon> was killed, JohnsLii took command, fought hard until all his men were casualties and ho himself wounded. Nevertheless, he got reserve j't.n into action which he used with great execution until he was again wounded severely. 213,585, Sergt. M. Jones. -M..M. infantry. Durii.'g a raid he and four others rushed a hostile post, bombci the enemy and killed six. Then reorganized his party and mopped up a sunken road, bayonetting what enemy remained. 120,814, Sergt. C. Jubin, infantry. During a raid against outposts, he crept forward alone and wiped out a crew of an enemy machine gun with a bomb and captured the gun. Then he shouted to his party lo come on and in a hand-to hand fight they captured one prisoner and killed the rest. 2,279, G. K. McManus. infantry. Seeing enemy machine guns opening fire on the flank of the party, he dashed toward it, wounded one of the crew with a bomb, killed the other two with his bayonet and secured the gun. 438,278, Lance-Corp. W. Murray, infantry. Despite stubborn resistance and in face of heavy machine gun fire, he attained his objective and captured a machine gun, killing two of the de- Prince Von Buelow, former German imperial chancellor, may be the "vague personality" mentioned In the advices from The Hague as the statesman who is expected to appear as the German "strong man" in the present crisis. It has been something of an open secret for a long time that Germany was holding Prince Von Buelow in reserve for possible use in the critical period that the making of peace would bring and the very suggestion that comes now for a man of such type may perhaps be pointed to as indicating that Gel-many herself is coming to realize that the beginning of the end is at hand. Prince von Buolow has purposely been kept out of the limelight in the war as much as possible and has- taken no part in the political struggles that have arisen from time to time in the German empire. It has been understood that theldea that he would be thus untrammeled by internal differences that would handicap a man who had been active in German politics during the war period and would likewise appear before the world in a similarly detached light'. Chronology of Events Paris, Oct.. I-An official report from the war office on operations in Macedonia shows step by step the advance of the allied armies, which resulted in Bulgarian delegates signing an armistice with the allies at Saloniki on Sunday night. "The victorious operations, whicfc in less than 15 days, have led the allied armies in the orient as far as Uskuli," the statement) reads, "and also into the territory of the enemy, have resulted in a decision by the Bulgarian army to lay down its arms. "At 11 p.m. on Sept. 29 the plenipotentiaries delegated by the Bulgarian government signed an armistice at Saoniki. On Sept. 30, at midday hostilities ceased. "The operations began when a Serbia nd (vision moved forward and carried by assault the formidable mountain barriers of Vetrenik, Dobropolje and Sokol. By Sept. 22, they had succeeded in cutting the communications of the 1st Bulgarian army opof-' ating along the Vardar and those of the Bulgarian 2nd array and the Germans nortn of Monasiir. Displaying extraordinary endurance courage and spirit of sacrifice, all the allies joined in the attack on Sept. 18 against the enemy positions at Doiran, capturing this region from important Bulgarian forces. "Beginning Sept. 21. the Italian, Greek and French troops in the region of Monastir moved forward in their turn. On the 22nd a general pursuit began. It was conducted with ardor and splendid energy. "On the 23rd the Serbians and the French crossed the Vardar In the direction of Krivolak. On the 24th, French cavalry entered Prilep. On the 25th, Ishtib and the.-formidable harriers of Veles were captured. The British opened up the road to Strum-nitza, which they entered on Sept. 26. The same days the Serbians reached Kochana and Veles and the Italian, French and Greeks were marching on Kichever. "On the evening of Sept. 26, the Bulgarians asked that hostilities be postponed, announcing today they already were sending plenipotentiaries. "In tho course of these glorious operations, which the hurried sending of German reinforcements could not chock, the allied armies took a grea' number fo prisoners and an immense quantity of war material." Try Making Your Own Cough Remedy Ton can gave abotit $2, and bare a betti'r remedy tlmn the ready-made Jcind. Eoaily done. 5HSH5E52�BSS5H525E525Z5il If you combined the curativo properties of every known "ready-made cough remedy, you probably could not. cot as much real curative power as there is in this- simple home-made cough syrup, which is easily prepared ia a few minutes. Get from any drugfrtst ounces of Pinex (50 cent's worth), pour it into a 10-oz. bottle and till the bottle with syrup, using either plain granulated sugar syrup, clarified molasses, honey, or corn syrup, as desired. The result is 10 ounces of really better cough syrup than you could buy ready-made, and saves easily $2. Tastes pleasant and never spoils. _ This Pinex and Syrup preparation gets right at the cause of a couch and gives almost immediate relief. It loosens the | phlegm, stops the nasty throat, tickle and healB the sore, irritated membranes so gently and; easily that it is really astonishing, A day's use will usually overcome the, ordinary cough and for bronchitis, croup, whooping cough and bronchial asthma, there is nothing belter. Pinex is a most valuable concentrated compound of genuine Norway pine extract, and has been used for generations to break up severe coughs. To avoid disappointment, ask your druggist for "2% ounces of Pinex" with lull directions, and don't accept anything else. Guaranteed to give absolute satisfaction or money promptly refunded. Tho Pinex Co., Toronto, Oht. tachmont. and took a third prisoner. 64,!U2, Sergt. W. Nodwell, mounted rifles. During a raid he led a party of 10 men with great dash and gallantry. He personally rushed the gnu. bombing the detachment of which three were killed and the fourth made prisoner. 426,821, Sergt. A. Peck, M.M., M.G., Corps, lie took command of four motor machine gnus, until whole of his gun crew, with the exception of two, were killed or wounded, lie then manned and drove, off the enemy witli his remaining guns. NEW C.N.R. BOARD BEING SHOWN AROUND Toronto. Sept. 2S.-Following the conference yesterday, the new government Canadian Northern railway officials visited the terminals of the road at I.easide and were impressed by the work that already has been done. President. Ha'nna informed hi.s colleagues that the work was not. as far advanced as he had hoped, as the company had experienced much difficulty in obtaining material and labor. Asked if the board will take action with respect to the taking up of the Canadian Northern .system with the Transcontinental and Intercolonial systems, the other government railways. Mr. ilanna replied that so far the matter had not been taken up. Regarding the reorganization of the Great Northern Telegraph company, a subsidiary company of the Canadian Northern system, Mr. Hanna replied that the matter would likely be taken up before the board concluded Its deliberations. The board will hold another session in Toronto on .Monday. THIS WEAK, NERVOUS MOTHER Tells How Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound Restored Her Health. Philadelphia, Pa.--"I was very weak, always tired, my back ached, and 1 felt sickly most of the time. I went to a doctor and he said I had norvous indigestion, which added to my weak condition kep me worrying most of the time-and he said if I could not stop that, I could not get well. I heard so muchabottt Lydia E. Pinkham's vegetable Compound my hUBband wanted me to try it I took it fora week and felt a little better. I kept it up for three months, and I feel fine and can eat anything now wi thou t distress or nervousness.' '-Mrs. J. Worthline, 2842 North Taylor St; Philadelphia Pa. The majority of mothers nowadays overdo, there are so many demands npon their time and strength; the result is invariably a weakened, run-down, nervous condition with headaches, backache, irritability and depression - and soon more serious ailments develop. It ib at such periods in life that Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound will restore a normal healthy condition, aa it did to Mrs. Worthline. - . Twelve Things To Remember 1. The Value of Time 2. The Success of Perseverance 3. The Pleasure of Working 4. The Dignity of Simplicity 5. The Worth of Character 6. The Power of Kindness 7. The Influence of Example 8. The Obligation of Duty 9. The Wisdom of Economy 10. The Virtue of Patience 11. The Joy of Originating 12. The Profit of Experience Also Remember to Call or Send to He Lethbridge Herald for anything in the Line of printing Mrs. Flatbush: So your husband is "somewhere in B^rance?" Mrs. Bensonhurst: So I believe. Mrs. Flatbush: But don't you know where? Mrs. Bensonhurst: No. Mrs. Flatbush: Don't you feel somewhat concerned? Mrs. Bensonhurst: Why no. When ho was here 1 knew lie was somewhere in America, but half of tho time , I didn't, know where.-Yonkers States-1 mun. WINNING THE GAME This country is a vast checker board in which the Old Town Spirit and the New are striving for the mastery. Old ideas die hard. The Old Town Spirit means the mastery of the few and the subjection of the many. But the New Spirit means the co-operation of all. It brings Life and Happiness to. the many. Is the new winning over the old in our community? And how do we as individuals stand in this game of community living? Are you playing the game for your town? Or are you playing it for yourself alone? Remember, pou can't stand still. On your move the result depends. Then let the spirit progress win. ;