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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - October 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, OCTOHKH I, 11)18 THE LETimRIDC.K DAILY TIER ALU PAGIC NINE s 1ISH FLU' HITS WRilUPE Winnipeg, Oct. -I. 'I'wu civic mithoritIf.-i are liiklnr; .slops to prevent Hie spread or the. disease. In Washington" WnphlliRUm, '(let. I. --WnsliinRt.oit cluirelK.'h were iimIio.iI Inrlny to xus-lienil nil servlco/a until further notice., and playgrounds were ordered closed. Tills follows tho i'limift.'; ycMlerdnj; of I lie pnlilie schools, t Ileal res and nine IiiK iilelure houses. Army Deaths Rise Oel.. !.-The deal.h rale In army camps at homo for the wools ended Sept. 'J7, was I! 1.1 per t.Iious-iinil, an Ineronso of 'M p"r cent, over the preredfiiK week ;md iv;idiio to influenza and pneumonia, Hie pnhllc. health norvlon weekly report today staled. There were I,Pie deaths iih compared Willi 172 Hie week previous. HopnrtH today allowed that the epl-deniic was rapidly spreading tlirniiKli-out. I lie country. Closo Saloons, Too . .Boston-, liana,, Oel. I.--Saloons in tlifs city ivero ordered closed for nr> Indefinite period an n. step In stnpplm; tho liprhid ot Influenza, at, a meeting of Mayor  I'nt'T'S � emergency liealtli commit Tee .todays. The commit tee al- I .so requested a)) eiiureiies to remain > ! cIoroiI next Sunday. now some '.' cases In the .various oily llo'splt'ils and well over ;;eo eases of a mild type throughout He- -. The eastern section of the city appears to have hecii harder! Mil. U. S. STEAMER SUNK Washington, Oct. 4. The American steamer Herman Prusoh. a srnill cargo carrier, manned liy a navy crew and in Die overrens supply �"r-vice, luih'- lieen mini: In a collision at Sea witli a loss of probably fid of her crew. The vosFol collided tit nii;ht with the American tank steamer OeorRe (1. ljoiuy, about, lad miles southeast of the Nova Seotlan const and went down In .nvf-n in I mi t.i :;. Hhe carried a crew of about. I;' officers and 71! men mid survivors reported number only 41. | turned on I. One of the Canadian hoys drew my attention to this fact. j The officer said be was i;lad he was \ beliiR taken prisoner, because lie had-a wife and two children in London, and he counted on seeini: tli'i,,. "He eniild speak good KniMish." said tin- war. "Over there'' be had been a "ran-, thou, net" and was '"caurjhl out" by' a fiw-ilor i nine whi-h liin'i exploded right 'liesid" of pi hen. Ite.uili, "Himny'x" vii',U' hand ; iut' hl:,,v:i of'. The nurse, came, whili I. li spi'l l.e I 'iriudian. A German Ser a m en ft: the haul 'o one of Die Nov I know you. I'v fax." and he sent tor in Halifax liiinw, hut the .'.IS lie.dde  pi id inio h mi. : tube md pour which w. ;t -Major, who wa-; if i>rI-;, 111� -r -. spn!-." Si ol !a boy j ravine seen you In' I lull-i messai;e to a doe.5 ivlinin he claimed to; lioys couldn't re-mom-- � remainlii: ,'ith liand.'iir seme atficli lns-iv -I to I'-ntain to dt i: �d "I; FREIGHT HANDLERS ON ! OTH ER'flO ADS MAY STRIKE | Winnipeg, del. 4. It whs said to-! clay that frU;ht liamUers of (lie ('an-, adian Northern rail-.say. (Iratid Trunk I I'aidfie and ('.cnadlan GoVernmeiit railway may sti'llc> in sympathy will) the sinking i'reiutit handlers of the ('tit)iidlnti I'aeific railway and that, ] the bar;BaKenieii of Die t'-.uia'llan I'aeif-, le may not loni; reinaln at work. The ' f^lrls cli'.|)loyed :ri Die (T'duht offices i remained on duty h"n , luit little work , is beiiiK done.  lier the doctor's name, lie. said he had :-een 1'te. Allierl Hull of the 'Jlltlii i Halifax� fall. Inn didn't know if he-were killed, or just, wounded. The Hftrfit.-Major certainly si'enieil to know Halifax pretty well, the Canadians thnuijht. fn nunther ward w ;\ � !'|e. (;. I). Hotinidl ("Runny' IVmnelli of' who had come over with the Mith and transferred to the 72nd and he has a In-other, I'to.-. H. K. Botincti. ;, Rnt;-band somewhere with Hie l|i�-iv. He had come over In March last, and the wounded brother was hopiii!' to at In touch with him. tlioui:.'i he feared he iiilslil 1 i; i " been drafted over to I'l'alii-e. an he had no! ha'l a replv to hi. letter. "fbinny" was a iiefhanic before t'ie: h a ion at 'liept I'.unny': ('arm! ! i-i ds. I b al! rirlit. VV.m missing hand: as, any amount', to be a rim- ini-v "on him." to ; he had jco'. drew my at-  .Sei'k not" i b: ; farm at Namaka. Alia. ! The shipment is for the Hon. Alex-] andcr I'aiker, of Norton Curlieu. I Warwickshire. Kn^'land. v.iio has pur-j chased lor htmielf. Sir Henry lloare. ; and other prospective breeder? of j I'erclicrnn horse : In llniam. i The horse; nr.> all of Mr. I.sues j own b:i ei|]nir '1'he stallion is New-j port fiu.-|S. three years old last dnlv. j lie was sired by Halifax, the slallioii I that won the Free Trevs sweeptitukes ! Ki-and championship for the best j heavy draft stallion any ;u;e or J breed, at the Winnipeg Industrial ex-. hihition. and who war. tirst in his ' o!a'-'.y I'"red Andrews, for a nuniber of years stallion proem of the liar I" where they have over i'iImi pure bred Pcnliei-ona of all ^y>es, Hon. Alex Parker came to the west with Lord orktiev to purchase horses for the Hrlti>ii uovernment. and at that time visited the liar t", ayad was much Impressed wii'u the quality of the horses. Later he was at St. I.ouls In charts of the purchasing of llritish remountR in the I'nited Stall's. There, and also in France, lie was Impressed with ;he work of the Percheron horses, and decided to breed them. He negotiated the purchase from Mr. I.ano some inoiitlis :iKo. am! has heim awaititiK an opportunity to have them shipped. This shipment certainly marks n milestone- In Canadian liorse-broed-Int;. and If Canadian breeders are alive tu their opportunity, should be the forerunner of many, many shipments, not only of horses but of cattle to Prltaln anil to Prance. Pore Food Markets Butter Prices Are Expected to Advance We have received for this wec*k end a special shipment of very choice No. 1 Creamery and also a limited,amount of extra No. I Farmers' Dairy. Saturday's Price Choice Creamery, per lb. .... SOc No. 1 Farmers' Dairy, per lb. . . . 4-Sc Special Lamb,'Veal, Chickens and Fowl for Sunday's Dinner HAVE YOU TRIED OUR TOMATO SAUSAGE? CO. Limited LilUe Incidents Gathered in a! Canadian Hospital in j England i i From Anne Merrill. London ("nrrfis-! pondont Canadian Newspapers I I At. Oi'plnijtoii yi-ti-rd.ty. in a bright I ward In the Ontario hospital, 1 found a merry lot o' wounded Canadians | Just in from the famous "Switch-Lino" \ encounter. Then- wasn't one of them ! who would tell in � anything about it, j but would tall; of everythinK elsn ! under til"1 sun. Tln-j can lteep a sec-i ret well.--those Canadian hoys! j Soni" of the boy.', wore reading nnv-, 'Is -books the ward sister had distil-! � buted. Others v.-.-rn playing cards. | tin"' hip chap was sitting cross-; I |c)'Ked on a chair be-dde his b>-d. with, I his saucy looking Scotch cup over one j I ear, rending a rod-/ ovi-red booh. Hisi wound was a clpan bullet through the! should"'!' So he could run around, If! lie wanted t,i. j Tilt:, was Lsuce Corpora! A. Frayne i of Ihe i I St 11 llii;lilanclc-rsi who; had eiilisticl at (Jueens'oii, Ontario. I but had lived in lvlinonton. Calvary i and Lethhrid,"'. ||c had been in the! police on the Str.ifhcoim side of the' river I now South Kdmoutou) and bis; brother. Arthur Frayne. he said was j one time im Alderman In LethbridKo i now in a Imspltal in KtiKhmd. He. too. had beep wounded, but the broth-, i�� liadu't tn'1'ii able to "locate" hhn yt. " i Across the ward, three Canadian' soldiers had-drawn up chairs beside1 the bed of l'te. .1. 1'. Schofield, of. Trail. II.C. 1th Machine dun. They j wore, hnviii',' a frame of whist. The; players were in hlRh spirits and when | they found I wanted a story of thei Switch Line. i;ot their heads together and made very nierrv at my exjiensn.; "Let's tetl lor a kooiI one " I hoard i the Westerner say, in a stage whisp-; er; and then tolb^.ved the beginning of what has become a very familiar; and enjoyable tale that of tho fam-j mis American nun. Fortunately I had! rend In the papers about that wonder-1 fill gun which took two weeks to recoil -and so was able to interrupt their cbci rful flow of language (they were all talking ai oncei by assuring them thin 1 was not going to "bite" on that one. So they conspired again, and told how a new ihiirlc bomb had been invented and thrown over by the tier-mans. A fellow picked mm up, and not being abb' to let go, it had burned his hand off. Another thought he would try to throw it back at the enemy, when- it came from. Fortunately, before tie niet a similar fate to Ills pal. an officer came along and ! knocked die bomb out of his hand wHh a stick. "It was a dry stick," they explained in chorus. (Loud laughter.) And so il w"nt. Hut no serious Information could I get, Farther down the ward was (limner Jj}. II. Davie-, C.F.A.. of Ottawa, seated on the sid" of tin- bed with a piece of shrapnel in his loot. Ills liatt.ry had been flrinf; IS- : pounders. It was harder work than the Infantry, he told me, because "every j time you move you have to dig n pit I from your guns, and then a pit for yourself. If you go up at night, you! work all night digging pits." ' i. It was a great game, though, getting | your angles, and knowing you were making direct hits-as at Arms, ho j said "VVe staried our barrage at' li.OiJO." j (Innnor DfivicK, before hn took to; firing olglileen-potinders, was milking lots of money, ijuite literally, in Ot-! tnwa, for he was with the American j Bank Note Company. He's boon in j Franco two years. j Ills father and mother are at Nar-, lunula, id the Okanagan Valley, so hoi thinks he will go west, utter the war.! Pte. 1' iniruii'- in h-.-i thai money These are the clothe ' Iniilt up our roputallon to year. Prices on these of all. s we are proud of and on and incnas'il our hotter Kiiriil''lit.*'. are .- 111. i in!!'. l'U.-iiie:-s from wiihin the r hav If $22.50 to $30.00 is your clothes price we think we have a suit that will please. Better garments still at $35.00 to $45.00. are ou enthusiastic about our ln'tt-MR. BUYER. i-lollii and .va nt \V lnvoHtiBRtc chases. Others hore have be'.ore makiiiK saved wbv not : r YOURS FOR BETTER CLOTHES t-diick ilouse McKelvie Tilc **2W  Mc Guire "TAILORS" AND MEM'S OUTFITTERS Kirkham Block Leihbridge STYLE'HEADQl ^iuteto Ikmh ciotlf t� *** Where ;