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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 17, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THR I.FTHBRTOGE- WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1917 Deralb Blbeita P A I LY AND W I E K LY' dsllrered. per Dilly, delivered per yejr Dilly. by mall per yesr.........It Weekly, ty gff yur by mall, per y'eir lo V.S.. jl.OO TELEPHONES Bnshne.'M Otfico Editorial Office W. A. Buchanan President tnd Managing Director John Torrauce Euelncss Manage? Dales of ejpiry ot suuSLt-ipclor.a ap- dally on address label. Accept- ance or papers after eipiratlDn dale li cur to conllnua the fi King >nd Country Nted Vou Right Nowl THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR Russian leaders arc not minimizing the'seriousness of Ihe situation creat- ed by the blotting, of Ihe Cult of Riga by Ibd Germans scd the menace lo the mainland by Ihe seizins Islands at the rooulh of ihe gulf. The Germans are being reinforced strong- ly, and are threatening to considerably eitend their Invasion. A neutral paper points out Inat the return of Alsace-Lorraine to France is Tltal to a permanent peace, as Ger- many depends upon, these two provin- ces for. much, ol the mineral wealth that has made 11 possible tor her to be so well prepared for this war, and would maSe it still .more possible "lor her lo be prepared for any future war she be allowed Lo retain Lhe proriaces- EXPRESS OFFICE SHOULD BE IN DOWN-TOWN SECTIOM. The supports the suggestion rnade by a local business man that the Domloion Express Co., in looluns Jor new quarters for Its growing busl bess here, should plan far n hullding In tho down town section. As a com- mon carrier it iveuM be to the advpLn- lage of the eiprws company lo gel as close lo its business as possible. Tneii, too, an express building down town could te maiU Lo acconimodate the telegraph, office. Such a plan talked- of once, and tic companies .eHould reconsider it once more. V'V.e w'oild like to tell the.Dominion Express Co. this: Lethhridge is going to grow in the next few years, and any makeshift In the way o[ accommo- dation frill not serve the purpose for Ion p. Betler build permanently and help along tie growth. jhlp in Ihn wln-lhe-war league In this city Is Valor-Gen. S. C. Mewburn, and. In "acrerdivico with, the ususl request ol Iho leasm fpr Ihe names of rela- tives of applicants overseas, the fol- lowlue list was lurulshed. saowlus winy ol Gen. Mewburn'e relatives In l-hikl: V. 11 Mewburn (cousin-, chief Cllvedeu hospital. Ucut John L'ollton Mewburn IStu battalion, C.E.K.. I" action. Capt. Simon Mewburu 1Kb Ilusstrs. killed In action. .Major II. Mewburn artil- lery brigade, now RA.M.C. Lieut Aithur Mewburn blltery, C.E-V. Lieut T. C. Mewburn H3ih battalion. C.E.P.. invalided homo. Serst. Stewart Mewburn ISth battery, C.E-F. Oapl. IJalzell Browne 70th battalion. C.E.F.. Wiled in action. Major 0. M. Harris Slh battalion C.E.P., wounded. Capt. T. U. Harris Sth battalion. C.E.P.. gassed. Lieut. S. U. Harris 2511i battalion. C.E.K. military i Lieut. H. R. Thomson 5Slb battalion. C.K.V., wounded. Major n. K. Baldwin 3ith ballallorv. C.E.F. Hrisitller-Ceneral G, X, D.S.O. chief of staff, Salonika Bold force, formerly C.S.O., 3rd division. Imperial army. Major H. V. Cory 15th bMlallon. C.E-6'-. prisoner ot war. Major Eas Browne B bat- tery (perminenl I Seret. Ilarrr Kllvert SIS altillo-j. O.E.P. 1 Lieut. Georje Holland S3rd battalion, C.E F. Llent. R. Kilvert 90lh hat- alion, C.E.F. Lieut R. Crouyn R.F.C. Lieut. D. Cronvn H.F.C. Lieut. J. S. Scateherd !lh artillery brleade. Ilon-.S. C. Mewburn, the new mln- HIS MOTHER'S BIBLE Ort. would llko to use Ibis rubles elal- ed Ralph Morion, o! l.thluc, as he stepped before officer of a unit yesterday. Bible lu hand, lo (aVe the oith ot allegiance and become a soldier of the kins. The officer save him a hurd loofc, and was aboul lo remark that he did not have llnio (or humor, this was hVs busy day, tho boy spoKe again, say- ing: "It was my mother's." The various faces in lbe room bearing a lu aritlclpallou of some luu immediately eob- cred, several throats were cleared, aud those nearest (he windows observed something In Ihe street thill made (hem n'luX their eyes. right, my boy. you shall use your mother's Uiblo, anil I you fo: remarked the officer, and thus did one of his majesty's soldiers eater the army, swearing to do hts duly, "so help mo by King, country and not forfeiting his molber. UP IN THB Xelson Red Cross raised flor- ins Ihe year closed. nev. D. T, I.. McClinlock, Brant- (orj. has been called to St. Psul's Frcsbyterlau chAirch, Xelson. Coal production la the United States will be ten per cenl. Ihls year IssL I The llrltlsh navy needs 3SO.OOO tons American oil monthly lor fuelling warships, accordlug to u report made at Washington. Kllshl Lieut. KorJ Elutrl Slraiuy, son of Stuart Strothy, supervisor In Ontario for the Royal bank, was kill- ed, lu action. Widows of U.S. soldiers In the Civil, laulsh and Philippine wars Bra to have their pensions Increased to a month. a mtlltary man ol long ex- perience himself eud Is crediled wllli possessing unasually' atle ezeculire ability. Jt would appear that he Is nn excellent choice for the very im- portant position o[ minister of militia. Mayor Mederic Martin advises the householders ol Montreal to balte their own bread. Mederic evidently favors getUng his fingers Into the dough. >lr. Farmer, Invest some of your spare money in ihe new Canadian war will help win the war and provide you with n glU edge invest- ment, el the same lime. (From Our Owe CorreFpondenli Carmangfly, Ocl. Is praclksEy at an end. U has beeu estimated that Ihe average yield is between twenty and twenty-five bushels to the acre. The weather conditions that pre- vailed during this critical season tiave heea ideal and all the grain threshed Is in Al condition. The euglnes arc nosv busily turning over ihe land pre- paratory it> nest year's crop; U Is ex- pected Ihe acreage will be greater than ever in this coming year. The elevators arc working overtime to kindle the huge loads tbat continually make their Trzy '_? The whole feeling in tnc communUj- is (hat of stability, and as s conse- quence the farmers are building splen- did homes and substantial liarns. A new day lias dawned lor farming iti Southern Albcrla. There Is 'a- conslanl passing lo nnd fro of visitors to Carmangay. Busi- ness men of one, kind or another fol- lowing thelr calling, or of farm help, Mayor Hardto isn'l prepared lo ahdi- j engaged during the busy season and cale "llfcc Constantlne ol Greece, moving on to. other places for neither he yield to exile like Nicholas of Russia- He will simply stay' in the trenches and Bghl1 the blooming battle to the finish. MILLIONAIRE AMONG REVOLUTIONISTS. One of the anomalies of the RBS- Elan reyolullon is thai It lias resulted in a multi-millionaire being In the cabinet until hli resignation a Tew days ago. This is Michael Ivanovitch Teroslchenko, bead ot the "foreign office. Tlte lowest eatJaalc of M. Teresf- cfaenko's wrcolth. places it al tbirtj; nidllon dollars in sugar refineries, rail iray bonds, landed property and Kieif real and he .owes nobody a kopeck-.-He Js years old, Is famous for his charming man- He 'la. s' proficient: linguist, ihfe of-wealthy iiafchis, -B lover, ol the arid, a.dnbblcr In Greek and Latin a-, traveller In many lands, Socially he belonHa to thai bourgeoisie feeling la Kussia runs "higb. ne has always culll Tated those radical elemeaLs la his Kleff which eent him lo the Duma some years ago. There fa nothing In the, way of Socialism, an or revolution in which he hag not dabbled. the winter months. This ceaseless change has been ag- gravated during (its past weefc, roany of the youug men employed on1..the farms have either returned to their homes in the U.S. for have to Calgary( to appear be: fore the military authorities 'In ad- vance of the enforced service claims. Only slight additions have been place to sit these days, and it urges (made to Caraangay in the way of name his corral, whether le building. Jlacdonald (and Messenger I In with Ihe union bunco or extended their storeroom In implement building. Ihe The AYoerUn tells John A. Irvine, Liberal candidate for the Commons la West Calgary, Ibat the fence Is a bad him lo remain witb Ihe old crowd. would be a popular candidate Tor 'mayor? An auto dealer who would give away cars, a miller who leave a bag of flour on Ihe door- step each month, wilhoul a bill at- operator of Ihe choppingjulll has built a small house behind Ills plant! Slight though, these additions be, they are indicative of rltalily. The services In the Emmanuel church are bein? conducted by Mowal pending arrival of the new rector, the Rev. Hathaway. tached. Oh well, anybody who would j Kive or sii delegales of the Metho- provide you with luxuries and reduce the "cost "of living. It Is announced that Hon. A. B. Hud- son, of .Manitoba, .will give up public life and devote his entire attention lo So man in Canada offered great cr promise In the public service. Had In dlsl Sunday school are planning on paying Maclepd a visit Ihis Lo There has been a 15 per cent At-' crease In the production of turpentine, :ar, pitch and resin, which Induced tho negroes to migrate to northern states. As a part o.r the Liberty loan ram- p'alsn. U.S. aviators will drop tons of er bombs containing lean litera- ture over Ihe principal cities ot. tho United States. ,_ A. W. EbbeK. K.C., of Vennilllon. i likely (o be th'o Liberal candidate !n Vcrmllllon lo .succeed Hon. A. Slfton as a member of tho Alberta legislature. Quebec game Inspectors seized n .lick fos valued at 55.000 at the C.P. It. station because the necessary per- mit to import It jfitb.the province of Quebec had not been oblnlned.' The big shlpbuUdln; rrtant on the Niagara -river, .'three miles below Drlilgeburg, which tas been closed for several years, will be opened at once for of all-steel ship's of Welland canal size. A. C. the Nelson News, once with the Medicine llat Xews and the Calgary has Join- ed the Royal Flying Ills fath- er is editor of '.the! Pfeterboro, Out, A judgment by defaull was entered In court at Wlndoor'asalnst John Mll- lendorf for non-payment ot a dentist's bill. The warranl.Usucd tp llaillff F. St. Louis con-------J- vl- seize, allach teeth." coromands.hitn to.'.'torth' oth'envise hold such Word was received" by Principal G. Fred McXally of Normal August, has ifbw fbeen- reported of- ficially dead. The Canadians; pay f more for Lutler in a year than If Lhe duty were taken ol! American butter. Is the statement1-of- Mr. himself a maXer. He'says price' is'so high because Canadian dealers base It or high-prices, in the United States and add the duty, William P. Oabome, editor-ln-chle, o( the Quebec Chronicle, and Clement Ilenchey of staff, were drowned at Lake.'Si. .Joseph, ivhere they had gone on a; hurt ting trip, while TrA The New .York board, of trade urging lbe Importation of coolie labor.' New York will spent] a.bout Its niviolclpal gorerumeut i 1J1S. According to this year's asiessmeul returns, Oltawa his a population ot 101.649. Thos. N'ot'ie. a wcllkriown trateller 'or Armour Co., 'of- IlEotllloA. 'Jled suddenly In a Palls hotel. Two hundred U, S. wool urers have pledged thcmEelvea to conserve this staplo article by the use ot substitutes wherever possible. St. Louis bankers threatened lo we a Liberty bond campaign meet- ng If Senator Deed of Missouri, were allowed lo speak. Charles K. James was caught In tho carriers at the Itcglna power housa and killed, bc-Irig literally cut to Mcccs. He WAS 15 years old. Ha I n.eares a widow and sli children. Boys attending tho New York High School ol Counierco have expressed their dctcrmluatlou lo go on strike unless Ihelr hours of study arc re- ilticed. A warrant has been Issued for the arresl of II. H. Krennlris, n SI. Louis manufacturer, who made disparaging remarks about President Wilson In a local theatre. representative Kahn, of California, intends to make a fight for a universal truancy and an act to, deaL with alien slackers without vlola'tlnr truly obligations. a Montreal French Lib- eral and anti-conscription wccklyT Is the first. Liberal organ to come out to the support of Ihe union cablncL it says party spirit is dead aud thai It should be dead forever. The corporation ot Quebec, which has Interests amounting to In the Canadian Northern railway, has taken steps lo safeguard Its holdings la view of. the government having taken over control of the road., Aleiander Davidson, Toronto, receiv- ed a letter through the Ited Cross at Geneva that his T. David- son, a lawyer ot Medicine Hat, had died while a prisoner of .war In Ger- many on OcL 25, 1916. The 2ilSth- battalion.- under the command of Keenleyslile, recruited in Saskalche- v.-an, with headquarters In fe 'aid alend Ih'e Sunday school convention I A. Jordan, for'25 rears edilor- Ihat Is to be held Ihere Ihls week. Inkier of the Quebec Telegraph, pass- They will go by automobile. It mailers not where you EO there are only worda of commendallpn about Ihe weather. One might travel Car bctore finding more ideal weather lined to 611 a veryvhlgli place In the councils, of "the (hen for Ihe last few days. Truly, every Southern booster. Albertan should be a LET RAILROADS. Tho Saskatchewan Grain assorjallon, In opposing the applica- tion of Ihe Canadian com- fhe raoJal of tfie Ofder of the Bri- tish- Empire has been conlerred 'on Thomas. Harper, nn Industrial hero. At. the age ol seventy-two he.had re- tired and gone to live In Australia. When the war troke out he relumed to .'England and 7cnL to worX 'In a munition' factoTT-.- For two years he has, ,H Is staled, "actually done the work of two men." Once he fainted st hla task, but resolutely refused lo give up, saying he would nerer rest while his countrymen al the front needed shells. Where does ttie West Writer" says-that the governors of A ED OF 55 BUS, panics for permission lo raise frelgbt' the slates, while holding their annual Md "passenger ralea fifteen pel cent., meeting, dlzcusscd Ihls question, contends thai Ihe Increase would add some holJlns that the West begins al lo the rnllray reranue, of Chicago, some maintaining that. Kan irlilcli Iho C.P.B. would gel aboul one- las la the point, and some coa half and th'e O.T.H. and C.N.It, one-! tending for Omaha. Arthur Chapman, Ililh each. Tb'e association maintains llso lhat A large Increase lu rales IB bidden In the new classification, Ho 17, for which the companies seek au. thorliatlon. In all It Is estimated that In OJiDiial burden ot would be hid upon the shoulders of Ihe Canadian people If Ihe railway quests werft almost sufficient (o pay Interest on ntKoMl debt. 1 problem 6y own. lag all the'ral.lroadjl We will hare t6 lo thit soAner or liter. CANADA'S NEW .MINISTER OF MILITIA. Cuuda't new mlnliter of will trmt wllh th< Csni- MkM fMltn It the tnnctiet. We luu r tut In i host of Mrrint their countrr in 'The HsmtKon fterald points the magBZIne continues, saw (be Kern about this discussion and Immediately dashed off a. poem wlihp the question for a lllle, and aiEcrllnit that Ihe West "Where Ihere'a more of giving anrl trlentlB without laid have gone round the world, having been reprint- ed by papers In Hongkong and Aus trails, England and Canada. less ol buying, And a man makes half trying." TUsis It Is NOT YET-IN OPERATION Victoria, Oct. morp regulations which have been pul Into force today by the military authorities as far us they Affect men.betweer ihe ages of 2Q anc Jl.'ire cot operation In Vic torla. "Allhough we hare not recelv ed.any- Instrucdons as lo the mails o( puttlog up cald Major Ocn era! this morning, "no man between those ages will bo allowed to crofla ihe border without permission the 2501h battalion, C.E.F.', under Lieut: been BnialEamateil.f A famlly''at Clay barn; B.C., which sent nlne'of Its 'mernberj Into Ihe lighting forces -.of- the.' empire Is be- ileVEd lo holdjthd record In thai pro- vince and probably'-In Canada. Tho family-Is lhat of Mr. and Mrs. Robert and ihe father and eight sons have joined :the" forces, one hoy .hav- ing been killed. Sergt, Jack Ho] I Plait, who was al one time a hell boy al Ihe'-Alberla Edmonton, has beenr gazetted as- second -lieutenant In 'IJie. Lanca- shire iF.ilsllIerl.-'.Ucut: years' old'a'nd has spent over two years In France, 21 months In the trenches.' Within sli weeks alter ro- od away afler a ions Illness. Thelcelrinf his first slrlpc he was pro- accident in which tho two newspaper moled to sergeant and was rccom- men lost UieJr lives .vas caused byjmended lor a commission on Xovcm- Ine upsetting of Ibelr boat. bor 1, 1316. (From Our flwn Claresholm, Oct. In he Claresholm district Is being rap- dly -brought lo a close owing''.lo Ihe number of machines that have been working here. This district can boast ol some ot lbe highest' yields (n the irovlnce. C. E. Tlllotson go! 65 lushcls to the acre on 66 acres of J- F..Hcyholds cr.d Nor- man Lepard got 45 bushels and Wm. Moffatl and Sons go: 43 bushel. These are only a tew ol the yields hat were In tho neighborhood of- oO jushel per.acre, There baa been qullo a number ol land Bales transacted within the list wck around (Jlaresholm. -Most of Iho land sold has been turned for prices around per acre. Ucinalil Vanhorn met with a slight accident last week. A broncho thai Don wrcalllng with fouled him and It will be a few days yel before be will bo able lo walk wllhout Ihe cane. J. Wylle 'of Claresholm was up be- tore the magistrate last Saturday for aaaaull on Ihe prrson of Q. Colllng- hatn and was taxed tho ount of and coals. J. Stcphcni and floy Maxwell were unforlunale enough'.to loose about 700 bushel! of wheat in a prairie flro but Saturday. O. Relnccke and F. are' marine a trip of Inspection lo the Dowpi.limber limits Jn II, C, William MolfaU acd Norman Holmes are called to' Macleod this' week to act as Jurymen. There are several auction sales list-' ed In Ihe Claresholnv district for Ihs neil len days. The 'ranchen wasl of. town are shipping y of fat cittld from tho' This Nutritious Food Relieves Constipation I YOtJ cin choose two ways of reUering the srtificUl and injurious by means of .expensive drills, and the natujai method by means of balanced food. Roman Heal, Invented physician, not only relieves coastipatica, but it is highly nourishing and easily digested food; you never tire of it because you can enjoy it in so many different .mys, ___ Dr, Jackson's Roman Meal btl all the dtfcioM (Uvor and nourishing food viltw of btirios of wheat rye bran Hineed Is three times as jxrarWiLnj li whul. rre or oifi. It Is rendered tWolulel; ud tj elKljicrtjr." We have froai thirty to forty feet of digestive beuuM tfet