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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 15, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta \ TUESDAY, OC'luBEH 15, imn THE LETHBRIDGB IJAILY HKKAI.p PAGE NINE IRIEO10 SHOOI UP Gunpnan Introduces Wild West Stunt ik'Vulcan on Stiunpede Day '  .^(Vulian Advocats) Wednedday ;wa3 . not without . its thrills la towi(.a8 weU as ofl the �rt�ni-pecle groundo, for the (mcafl at tho Quoetibafo In the'evening was a real Kfp and death matter. Fortunately^ It termlnate'd lytth no lives lost. It appears thot at about eevep q'clodk In the ovenlniT; throe strangers Udder the Influence of drink, went into the Queen Gate a^d ordered supper, rtdo of thani required a, bettor sauce tJian thfliKB, ah(l quarrelled'-with the Qhlnamanv Jtiiifr O^tt, who was attending thetable: Ail a. consolation to his Int^urM appeitlte, one ot the diners broke all th& crpokery, and then pro-oehdod to enter into an nreutnonf. with (lett as to th* price of the meal. While th(a was In progross, one of the other moil got behind the counter and iniida towards thetlU with the idea oC rob-blrjf it. After that it was a ca.se ot %lit, A knife was used on Gntt and ho was badly cut across the left eye. In oelf dofenco he produced a revolver from behind the HU, but before he could use It It was wrenched fromhitn and ha was knocked to the floor, un-^ conscious. Shots'wore fired, what forj no one knows, as noone was hlt^ and Tiy the ffme Tfianjio n'ofse ofTfrnHjalJ tie had reached outside ears tho throe men had cleared off, leaving behind them an unconscious Chinaman and a very much wrecked cafo. Since then nothing further has been hoard of them. Jang Gelt was Immediately taken for medical attention. MACLEOD (From tho Nowsl Word was received this raornlng that Sappar Albert Machlachlan, who left y/Uh a draft of engineers on Aug uat 16th, last, passed away at St John's Hospital, Quebec, from bron chlal-pnoumonla. The unfortunate sol dlor was thd son of Mr. and Mrs. J M. Maolachlan, of Victoria, B. C Both he and his parents lived for a number of years in Maclood, and were well known in this district. The deceased man's father was a contractor here for many years, and also served on the Town Council and other local boards. On September 26th last the death oocurrod of Adele Josephine Girardin, aged 14 years, the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Girardin, of Macleod. The child, who was a pupil of the Macleod schools, was a very bright girl, aud talented in music-both vocal and Instrumental. Mrs. S, Lewis, of Macleod, has received word that hex son. Corporal Herbert Lewis, of the Port Garry Horse, has been awarded tho Military Modal for bravery. Corporal Lewis wa.s well known in Macleod, and is a brother of Alfred Lewis, who won the Military Medal only a few weeks ago. In a letter received from Alfred it is learned that he is recoveiing rapidly from wounds ho received at the time he won the medal. EflBBQN There is no economy in buvifig bulk tea when you h&vfi^ to tise so much more bf^ltto get the same strength. Ribbon-the tea that hasii'i changed. S^lfshine Furnace Efficiency 1 heal lb abaorb The test of furnace efRciency is the volume of heat it conserves for actual use, from the heat generated ifi burning' your fuel. There is a fixed volume of heat in every kind of fuel, whether it is wood, soft coal or anthracite. The business of your furi|ace is to extract all the heat, which all furnaces do-and to,conserve the maximum ,of it for use-^which the Sunshine fii'rna6e doe*. �  - ' v.... ifh'fe Sunshine semi-steel firepot is bliilt WJtli tirnij'ht walls-not sloping to ionn'tthd'hold a non-conducting" deposit of ashes: A very important poiHtjn furnace efficiency. ' toto little air passes over the radlfttor;;- ' ; thfcre bail be' no superheated air, ribr any under hgate^ ^'r. sept to the rooms 'above. ' . ' TtiC'doors; drafts a^nd"dampers-are machined to. fit. snugly'and to exclude heatrwasting air currents from the outside. Engineeringr 'Service Free. McClory's own htallnjr micinceM are at your ssrvlce when you buy a Suoiblna FurnaM. to jive you free expert advice on your homc-hiatiuK requiremcnta. Write . ,. �. , ... ... about tins service. Abook- I you want to li'now about Usual sloping ittW firepot. Blanket of aahcs abaoitilttftieat. (0 Uie nearest MoCl^y Branch and ask for particulars about this service. A booklet, "Comfort in the Home," niakea elear all the things : furnaces and It 1^ sent free on request. Furnace London Galfary Toronto Montreal Witmipcg " Vancouver St. John.N.B. Hamilton Edmonton Saskatoon , FOR SALE BY DKpN SHEET METAL CO. usff lit ni� Dvm d la. t/KfM ' 1 .> .;. > .:� .: <. MENNONITES' SCRUPLES AS TO LOAN REMOVED Saskatoon, Oct. - Sir Thomas White, after conference with Monnonitc Bishops at Saskatoon, lias addre.'JHCd a letter to the Monnonitc pastors which removes religious scruples felt by Mennonites about subscribing to tlie Victory loan. Sir Thomas has agreed to sot aside an amount equal to till subsoriptlons received from Mennoniteis for relief purjioses, such as hospitals, convalesconi, homes, etc. : : * : ? ? ? ? ? : : : ? EX E N M Workmen Warned Tn Time to Escape Before Explo.sions  Started. SEW FORCES Dominate Both Bank,s of Mora-va Which Is Tributary of D.inube. London, Oct, 15.-Serbian forces advancing north of Nish on Sunday captured on a large front all the heights which dominate both banks of the Morava river, aocord-, Ing to an official announcement made here today. The text reads: On Sunday In our advance north of Nlsh took on a large front J all the heights south of the Morava river, which dominate' both banks of the stream. We captur-tured four field guns. "At Nlsh we captured an enormous quantity of war material and several hundred railway cars." Capture of Durazzo Washington, Oct. 15.-(Capture, of the Albanian port of Durazzo by Italian and British naval forces was reported today in an official (ilapatch from Romtj. The city was occupied and many prisoners and' raunitioha of war taken. The message also told of further advances by the Italian oolumne" driving the enemy out of Albania and the occupation of several Important points. . ,  I. s Former Employee of � John Deere Co.-Four Kilties In Today's List. Trenton, Ont., Oct.. 1."..-With not a .single fatality, as l'nr an at present known, all tho manufacdii-iiig portion.s of the local plant of Uio liritish lOx-piosiveS, Limited,' exncpi. tlie smoke-loss powdor plant, was dpstroyert by fire and explosions between 7..'10 Inst night and G.30 this morning. Practically all the gUus.s in the vicinity ot the plant lias been blown out. The fire broke out, al)out 7.li0 last night in the part of the plant known as No. 37 and spread quickly. H did not reach the plant kriown as No. 38, until nearly a half hour later, where the product is flaked, which is the finishing process. Tliis permitted the employees of the night shift to get away to safety before it blew up with a detonation which shook the entire town to Its foundations. This explosion was followed by nine other- explosions as the gun-cotton and nitration plants were reached by the fire. In the meantime a general exodus of citizens who could find conveyances out of here for Brighton and Belleville commenced, but the worst was over by 8 o'clock last night. On the arrival ot the'Ganadian Pacific train from Toronto at (1.30 this morning several hours late, it was greeted by an explosion which caused alighting passengers to drop prostrate on the ground to escape the possibility of being hit by flying timbers. The administration building, the acid plant, the; hunk houses and the Y.M.C.A. were badly shaken, but are still standing, ruinus their windows. The fact that the flaked T. N. T. is shipped almost ap soon as finished accounts for the fact that the damage was not greater. 'S s Seven Lethbridge caBualties are reported in the telegraphic list today, and of this number four are Kilties who are wounded. One local man Is reported killed in action. This Is Sergt. William M. Wilson, who enlisted early in the war. He met his death In the heavy fighting in which the Canadians took part on Sept. |28. Mrs. Wilson and one child live in N.orth Lethbridge and two other children are still in Scotland. Befofa enlisting he was employed by the John Deere Plow Co.. "Word has been received by H. G. Kilner that his brother, Pte. James A. Kllner, has received a gunshpt w.ound In the thigh and has had his leg amputated. He is now in a hospital in France. Pte. Kilner enlisted with the 36th Battalion three and a half years ago. Arcliie Hutton, son ot A. Huttdfi, is among the wounded. He enlisted with tho Kilties. The family are old timers. Bombardier Fred Ingram, who lett with one ot the later battery units from Lethbridge, is reported wounded in the right leg. Pte. Samuel Stephens, who enlisted with the Kilties is in the hospital I suffering from a gunshot wound In the ' latt arm according to word received by the family this morning. Mrs. Penn, 8th Ave. N., received word this morning that Pte. H. H. Penn of the Kilties, had been wounded In action on Oct. eth. Pte. David Martin ,nnother Kiltie, was wounded on Oct. 2, in the hack, according to word received by Mrs. B. Martin this morning. Mailed lists record the following casualties: , < John Edward McNeill, taken on the strength at LeUibridge, next-of-kin, Holland, Man., wounded. Pte. Glaus Dolstra, taken on the strength,. Pernle, Sy Dolstra, � father, Fernie, wounded. Charles Udall, taken on strength, Cardston,^and whose mother lives In that town, wounded. Win. Hart, taken on strength at Lethbridge, brother of Chas. Hart, Eicon, near Taber, killed in action on Sept. 25. Lieut. Francis R. Barker Thomas, talcon on strength at Cranbypojt, and whose relatives live in England, wounded. ' - ^ Pte. Alex Oliphant, taken on the strength, Cranbrook, next-of-kin in Scotland, wounded. Pte. Patrick James Moynihan, taken, on strength, Lethbridge, next-of-kin, Ireland, v/oVSSm^ Madrid, Oct. 15.-^TKe government, after a long meeting of the cabinet council today, gave out a note stating that'after prolonged and .friendly, ne-gotla,tions between Berlin and Madrid Germany had accorded Spain the cession of several of the German ships interned in Spanish ports. The vessels have a tonnage of,; 21,600. Spain, it was added, could also claim at a later date tonnage to make good "previous losses of other torpedoings." b. C. member'dead. Vancouver, Oct. 15;-Word was received here today that R. P. Wallis, member of the British Columbia legislature for Alberni, died ot pneumonia last night at Moncton, N.B. Mr. Wallis, -yi-ho resides at Ncnoose Bay, went east a week or two ago on bu-slnesk FOREMOST Foremost, Oct. 12.-Mr. Ralph Becker and family left on last Saturday's train for Red Deer. Mr. Becker has purchased a farm 15 miles southeast of Red Deer in the Pine Lake district whore he intends to reside in the future. Gillies and Co. have disposed of their stock ot men's furnishings to a Calgary concern and are moving it to CaJgary this week. Mr. J. A. Gillies intends to reside In Calgary. A number of Foremostttes journeyed to Etzlkom last Monday and Tuesday to attend the Chautauqua being held there. All report a good time and a splendid programme in spite of hard times. Air. McLoaii received official word on Tuesday that his brother, Morton, had been wounded In the thigh during the recent fighting In Prance. Mr. ".DOren also received word that his, son Kenneth had been wounded and admitted to the hospital. Mr. B. J. Carrington and family left on Saturday for Chilllwack, B. C, where he will make his new home. Next Sunday, Oct. 20 will be the third o� the missionary campaign in the Methodist church.. The servico will be in ciiarge ot the pastor and Mr. J. M. HiUis will,jspeak on Missions from the "Layman's Viewpoint." A large attendance is looked for. Mr. A. J. H. Donpliue made a busl-iiess trip to Lethbridge this.week. Mrs. Carr of Burlington lett on Wednesday's train tor a, short stay la Calgary. A combiiiation farewell and birthday parly was given by the children of the Burlington school to Miss Bessie. Green who has resigped as teacher, on Thursday afternoon at tho home pf Mrs. Chas. Walker, Mapy beautiful and useful pre9|nt|!' were given, showing tlie Tiigh Ist^oi^; yhlch Mks Green held Inltlie:,'jB(Ja^^J^^lio pupils. iir. J. Be^uin-:Austin. moTored to Lothbrldgsi. on T]iursda;y, returning on Friday.v^' . The Kihs'sT Dftueiit�'a wlU^�ii4ieet' oa JTriday evenlji^ ftt'Iw Epjippnage la- stead of Tliuradfcy. The West Circle of Ihi: iociil llctl Cross are preparing to givR a liazaur and sale of home oookiiu; on TiU'sday ' afternoon, Oct. 2flth. Watch for. lliis. The ladies will gratefully rocelvt; any donations unyone may be willing to contribute to help the good work along. I Mounted Rifles Killed in action-Major S. H. Van-kleek, Vancouver; Lieut. J. Cooli, I'yng-laud. .siiciiii lii.-i 'I'hjnikKgivins viU-'iifion, .Mr.'; Mniilcr of Pinchci' ('recti whs a KW.^it. Hi tho .M. S. WiH'on lioinu last wt'ck. Mr. Diuirt Rniilli is roiiorlod on the sick list this wnr.k. Mr. iiiiil Mrs. J. I'l. iyiiiin ;iru cnjo.ving a visit from tlicir dauglil.pr. Mr. liarlshoniB iiiado a lui.sincs.s trip to 1'incli(.r Creek on 'i'liiHHdny. Mr. Willi, l';ddy was a Livlng-Uouc visitor 'riiiirsciay. S'jvora! parlin.s of ninirod.-i from I Ulaiinioi'c. liRlleviiu and other town; ! lire ciiijoyiiig the hunting in this vicir � ily. \V(! iiiulcrsUiiHl tliat a seam ot gooi coal lias Ijcoii oiieiiHd. up on the farn of Mrs. k. Wilson. iX M, i!os,K is leaving shortly fo iVla(.-li)n(i, where lie inlend.H to sta; ;a raonlli and from Ihoiice to 'Vancou i ver for the wijiter. � M-iss (iusRie .dwards is alifferinj from :i, .siiraiiied aiiklo. which how ; ovor, is improving. ENSIGN RED CROSS (Vulcan AtlVocate) . Tho annual raeetihg of the lOnsign | branch ot the Rod Cross Society was' bold in the School House, l.'riday evening, October 4th. �Reports as presiented by the. ollleeis for the year werH gratifying iiiileeci i and showed marked enthusiasm, both ; on the part of Its membora in financial, support and Its workers as shown by ; the report by the siiperintendent of! tho work done by the ladles of ttio ; community. I During the year 84 members had i been secured. 17 of whom were lite menibors and a totiil of 349.00 hail been raised during the year. Siipcr-intemlent of Supplies reported 1801 articles had been forwarded during tho year, made up as follows: C: Binders 169. p. p. bags 21.^1, T bandages 3C1, P. binders 294, socks lOG. shirts 3ft. M. .T. bandages 207. O. P. stocking 58, pillow slips 302. bed pan covers 36, pyjamas 14. The following ofllrers were elected for the ensuing year: Chairman. Peter Mclntyro, Vice-chairman, Mrs. 0. A. McMaster, See-Treas., Miss M. iMeDonahi, Supt. of Supplies, Mrs. Churehiil. Executive Committee: J. W. Sweeney,H. Parker, Mis.s .M. Williams. Mrs, W. McPadden, Mrs. Irwin, Mrs. G. Marshall, R. Williams, G. A. McMas-ter, Miss Brimms. Mrs. Sweeney, Mrs. J. Ruark, Mrs. Larson. 1 mm LIVINGSTONE NEWS Livingstone, Oct. 10.-Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Webber of Maycroft, made a business trip to Cowley and Lund-breck on Tuesday. Mrs. Mabel Pease of St. John, Wash. Is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Dodson. Mr. R. Lynch . Staunton sold two carloads of cattle on Thursday. Messrs. Edwards and Dodson, are experiencing some trouble in getting their threshing rig hauled out and set up but hope to be pounding out their bumpef crops in a few days. Mrs. Atkinson visited Mrs. Clarence Webber on TUesday afternoon. The Red Cross monthly ' meeting was held at the home of.Mrs. R. Lynch Staunton on Thursday afternoon. Talk absut war workers! Even Mr. Hartshorne has donned the Farmers Regulation Blue Denim and is actually at work in the liay field. A band of Stony Indians are camped on the creek while building two miles of fence for Mr. Chas. Bare. Frank Lynch Staunton arrived home frsm Calgary Friday noon to A NOVEL BREATHiliG CUBE FOR THROAT & CHEST. The introduction of Peps, the famous, new breatheable remedy for coughs, , colds and chest troubles, has revolutionized the treatment of these ailments. Previou.sly, when suffering from any of thcK!, It was customary to dose oneself with drugs, which were not only harmful, but pracfically useless, because, being generally in liquid-form, they'did'not reach the lungs and chest, but the stomach-. Thinking people, long ago, realized that any remedy that was to reach the lungs direct m\ist be in breatheable form, but for'lack of a better treatment the old-fashioned method of swallowing liquids into the stomach continued until science overcame the difficulty by producing Peps. Peps is a breatheable medicine in tablet form  and the new Peps.treatment is so simple iind inexpensive that it is within the reach of all. 'Vou simply dissolve a Pep in -your mouth, and the medicinal fumesi which are 'given off, mingle with the breath and arP carried down to the remotest parts of ttie tliroat, bronchial tubes and lungs.- These medicinal fumes aro antiseptic, healing and strengthening. They stop a cough by destroying the germs which cause the inflnm-mation and consequent irritation. They clear the breathing passages, of phlegm-which makes them so splendid for bronchitis-and they .soothe and strengthen all the delicate membranc.ii of cliest and breathing passages, fortifying tlicm both against Infection and sudden changes of temperature. Peps are free from all trace of opium, laudanum, paregoric, or any other harmful drug, and are therefore best for children's coughs and colds, Writo for FREE trial package. , THIS WONDERFUL MEDICINE PROVIDES a natural cure for couehs, -jolds, sore and relaxed throat, bronchitis, larynfi^tis, -wealc chest, catarrh, hoarseness, children's cOiighn and colds, croup and other thi-oot and chest ailments. Aif dealers or Peps Co., Toronto, 60t:. box, 3 tor $1.3}. \0 1 m ��m FREE Test Peps at our expense. Send this coupon and Ic stamp to Peps Go. Dnpont St., Toronto and FRliE trial package wUI bo sent yon. Learn this week Kow to keep waim the Yekbuiw^/^ Why People Buy Perfection Oil Heaters They give instant, economical, cheery warmth-in the bedroom, batilF room, spareroom, Hickroom, every room. Provide q^uick and cheerful warmth; j'or the cold office or shop. Free you from coal-hod, ash-pan .slavery-assure you satisfactory dependable heat when fuel fails, coal runs short, or when gas pressure runs low. Smokeless, odorless, easy to keep clean, fill and light. Easily and quickly re-wicked-^with automatic wick stop to properly regulatesizcof flame, also top draught regulator. Made with hinged top and large oil.fount that conveniently lifts out. Neat, tidy, handsome, an ornament to any roorn-well finished and durable. They pay for themselves the first week-return their coat many times before wearing out. Perfection Oil- Heaters are not a luxury. They are a staple, dependable necessity for any building where people and cold meet. , ; r�.\amine the Perfection Oil Heater this vicck at your dealer's. He will gladly demonstrate and explain e\'ery feature and function of Perfection Oil Heaters. Go _-day while Heater Week is in full blast. -�v;i<.^;.i::::v:.via--;:;S-:;^-;.-^ PERFECTl OIL HEATERS SAVE TWE DOMINION'S COAL Look Jai' thi9 / 7802?670 788 55 05104827 ;