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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 18, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY. OCTOBER 18, 1918 'PAGE TIIREB THAT SON-IN-LAW OF PA'S By Wellington ] Nursing PURE FRESH MILK From tiibBroiiloala-teBtod cows -AiiyoTiB requiring such milk for babiea may do so dally. The milk Is (roe to thone who cannot pay for it, and at cost to those who can. Three G ienerals From Middlesex (A. E. Miller In London Kreo I liavo n6t BO far in theae talks of inino attempted to spoak of .Major-(Icn. Sir Arthur Currie, commander of tlio Canadian Corps in l-^-ance. I have been reserving the relation of juy oxperionces with the great and eallanl Canadian In the hope that thereby I might the better be able to do Justice to these expevlonce.s, which were among the most memorable In a �wonderful serius. It was my pleasure the past week to i)articlpale In an in-i;ident that is closely related to Sir Arthur, however, and I am taking the liberty of here setting down the facts, albeit 1 am aware that the story is quite out of the regular order of things. Mr. F. R Mao.klin, business manager of The Winnipeg Free Press, and niy-Hcir, had,dinner with Gen. Currie the I'ir.-t night we were at the hattle front. V/hen we were coming away, the geu-f'ral asked that we should call upon his molher and say to her that he was iiuito well and perhaps would soon bi>, home to see her. It was good to !-ee the light in the eyes of the great v,-arrior when he spoke of his mother. Men soften with the experiences they have over there. They speak the Diiiigs that are on their minds, and hij?> nothing. What they say and do is sincere, to the crossing of the last "I"' and the dotting of the last "I." Tliore were many tilings that might have been uppermost In the thoughts 111' Cnn. Currie that startling nlglit. iiul the thought that was first as he stood, in the beautiful moonlight that liaMunl his chateau and its gardens in Hofi liglu, with we Canadians, one of K'.i froMi so close to his birthplace, was of his mother. Where Gen, Currie Grew to Manhood ' And so when the opportunity came we motored to Strathroy, in West Mld-dlesex, 3U miles from London, the birthplace of the famous general, and whore Mrs. Currie, sr., lives with her son. ,lolin Currie. on one of the finest farms in the west riding, ller two daughters are her companions. The time that wci wore jirivileged to spend there is a memory that we shall long treasure, so freighted was it witli sentiment, in relation to llie absent hoy In Fmnce. To the mother heart the glories that her son has won are fully acceptable. But It was not of these that she would consent to speak. Her anxiety was to know of his health, and the dangers that surrounded him. How soon might we e.xpeet the war to end. and her son to return? The genera Is sisters were his inseparable companions in his youth-ho is yet a relatively young man-and they spoke lovingly of these days gone hy. I am quite sure the honors that he has won are not Inst ui)on (hem. But these are.Jhlngs that they treasure in the inner temple, and do not dwell upon nor allow otliers to dwell unon In their presence. The boon that fortune might confer upon mother and sisters would be (he sound of the footstep of the stalwart Arthur. John Currie, the brother, is known the conn, ty over for his sterling character. The Strathroy Viir was in progress when we were there, and ",Tack" Currie is a director and had his hands full. Over in France a handsome young, engineer named Lindsay is giving services to his country that are greater In value than may readily bo estimated. He is the chief engineer of the Canadian Forces. He went over In 1D14, at the first call of his country, and has been there ever since. I sat next to him at the dinner party at Currie's chateau. Mr. Macklin occupied the next chair. Macklin had known hini in the West; I/had known his father, Dr. Lindsay, in Strathroy. Together we engaged him in lively conYersatlon, 'for there was much that he wanted to kiiow of the homo land, both east and west. His interest, like that of Gen. Currie, was clearly greatest in relation to Strathroy, and I found the reason ere long. Not only Is it his birthplace, but his mother also lives there. Aud such -was our fortune that when we vyere at Strathroy WB were privileged to meet with Mrs. Lindsay, and to tell her that her son, the major-general, is in splendid health. How foi-tunate a lown is Strathroy, that it should have been the birtlrplace of two men so illustrious in the services of their country, so unsparing of self, and each capable of givln|r leadership'ahd help in the great hour of crisis. -A Major-General Who Is Close to Inner Circle Nor was this all, for we motored over to Glenooe, only a few miles distant, /ind here found the mother aud Histers Ot auoUier splendid son. ot Canada, who is serving his native land without flnanciel return and at great sacrifice to business Interests, in a capacity that calls for the exercise of the utmost sUill and unwearying devotion. The fortunate mother is Mrs. MacRne, of Gloncoe, and the son is Major-Gen. A. D, MacRae of Van. * � � ? THE NEW C. P. R. VICE- ? : PRESIDENT : ^^.c-o^ D. C. Coleman, who succeeds Grant Hall as second vice-president and thus becomes the activ\ head of the big railway system in the west, is only 3S years old. Nevertheless ho has been recoguized for several years as one of tlie ablest men in the railway service in Canada. At the age of eighteen he was editor-in-chief of Sir Alackenzie Bowell's Belleville Intelligencer." Hi.s career as a newspaperman was short but creditable. lie left it. for railway work, starting us stenographer for G. J. (now Sir George) Bury, wlio was at : : : > � > > c : * ? NEARLY TWO BILLION ? DOLLARS TO RAISE Washington, Oct. 18.-The fourth Liberty loan today neai-. ed the home stretch of the ? campaign with $4,250,000,000 sub ? scribed and .?1,750,000,000 to be ? raised in the two days remain- ; ? ing. ? Despite this tremendous un- ? ? subscribed balance, campaign- : > ers throughout the country re- ? : ported they would be satisfied ? : with nothing less than over- ? subscription. ? > i' � � : � : � : � * : ? _____ravorito rresoription, or who recom- highly popular in the C.P R. service , ^^^^ The hospital,*^ with its work His favorite diversion is the perusal' �  � - ...�____i,,,,i_ of the London Times ,bound volumes ot which are piled as high as the celling in his office in Winnipeg, Some of his friends are sure to say that he will not be (absolutely certain ot the reality of his new appointment until ho reads it in the columua of the old "Thunderer." GET AFTER PROFIIEERS N NEW YORK CITY New York, Oct. 13.-Accused of profiteering, 234 butchers ot Manhattan, the Bronx nnd Brooklyn were arraigned here today for trial before two federal food administrators., Over-charges ot from ten to fifteen cents a pound for lamb were alleged. .Refund of all excess profits, fines as high as $2,000 nnd the signing ot pledges to comply with the federal food board's "fair price" schedule were to be exacted oi all provision men found guilty. WANTED TO RENT UJCltU .w. i..,^ ..v.,..^^.--, ........_ ,.____ and long hours, imposes extreme hardship on a woman^s strength. Every woman should make herself fit for war's call at home or abroad. She should obtain a book called the " Medical Advisor," either at her nearest drug . -^..^.^^ . ,....... store or by sending 50 one-cent stamps to i family of three. Phone I81V Dr. Pierce, Courtwright St,, Bridgeburg, ------ Ont., for this book which tells about Nursing, Bandaging, Anatomy, Phj-siol- N B. Peat & Co., Phone 570, 10 Mac- dona!_d_Block._____2�S-ii TO RENT-Storage space tor all kinds of goods. Rates reasonable. Saunders Hay and Grain Co., 1221 2nd Avenue South. Phone 732. TO RENT-A modern house, freshly decorated, in 500 block, 12th St. A North. Apply D. S. Williamson, 322 9tli_St. SouJ^h.___ iZI-O REN TiTe" f tTTl j^mod em~e^ roomed house at 707 13th St. N., in first class condition. $25 a month. Apply R. B. Johnston, Phone 1314. IGO-Ox 'ro~ RENT-Two"furnislied'^and one furnished or unfurnished ropm. Close in, use of phone. Terms reasonable. Apply 612 7th St. S., or phono 502. 260-2 CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS RITCHIE PATERSON AND COMPANY 5-6 Acadia Building 612 Third Avenu^ (South) Dr. A.T.Spankie M.D., CM. EYE, EAR, NOSE AND THROAT SPECIALIST Office rooms 121-122 New P. Burns Building, Corner 8th Ay). aud 2nd St. East, Calgary. Office Phone M2848 Residence Phone M2077 Interne and House Surgeon, Manhattaa Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital, New York City. 1911-1914. Specialist to Calgary School Board Free! S Elliott Sheet Metal Works Winter will soon be here and bring with it the cold weather. Have your furnaces overhaul-ed by us. Expert work. Hot air turuaco work a specialty. Phone 1713 330 Sixth St. 8. Lethbridge, Alta. RY A HERALD WANT AD TO RENT-2 room housekeeping suite, gas for cooking, hot and cold water, furniture for sale, at a bar-, gain if taken immediately. Call room j 2 Kirkham Block, Phone 1909. 259-0 MR.- are you satisfied with your present living quarters? If not, go up to the "Y" today and see for yourself the benefits and privileges awaiting you there. The rates are low. "or. 4th Ave. and 10th St., S. Phone 547 ogy, Marriage. Thousands of women in Canada have overcome their sufferings, and have been cured of woman's ills, by Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription. Sold by druggists in liquid or tablets. Send Dr. VTM. Pierce, Buffalo, N. Y., lOo for trial pke. nttf-ji Chatham, 0,U.-'1 nm very Kitd indeed to add my recommendation to tiie many others that have foutld relief in 'Favorite Pro-acriplion.' Alter motherhood I could not properly regain my Btrongth. 1 was very weak and norvoui, also had a terrible couah. I, waa very misoranle when I bei;an takiux tho 'Preaoription.' I noticed a marked improvement before I ----- had finished one bottle. I kept up ita use and waa coraplelely cured of my cough and it built me up in a good healthy state. Favorite Presoriptiou is mie of the best tonics for women,'.'-Jfr�. Om ClU, 310 IVtlUngion. St.� WANTED-^Furnished apartment for family ot three. Phone 1817. 257-6 WANTED^bout the middlTTf"" November, six or seven roomed modern house. Good tenant. Box 40, Herald, 258-6 WANTED TO RENT-4 or 5 roomed modern cottage, about 1st Nov., hest of care exercised, no children. Reply to Box 138, City.____359-6 WANTED-Furnished house orapart-ment wanted bj' strictly reliable parties until late spring, or perliaps longer. Box 41, Herald^_ 257-6 ^VANTED""-~^Ar"llght hquseiteepini room for married couple with one little girl, and would like the child to be cared for during the day. Apply 'Box 5, Herald. 256-6 WANTED TO RENT-^About % section of improved land, must have water, good house .and buildings, and within easy distance of railway. Would rent either with or without stock and machinery. To take possession not later thart March 1st, 1919. Apply Box 47, Herald, r5S-Cl NEW AUTO TRACTOR SCHOOL NOW OPEN IN LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Weu and AVonien-Here is your chance to learn the most Important trade known. Our Students are taught by actual practice to operate and repair Autos, Tractors and Stationary Engines. Ladies-Here Is your chance to put your patriotism into practice. Hundreds ot women now learning this work at other schools. Our Free employment department will assist you to choose employment. Wonderful demand for trained men and women. We also teach oxo-welding and steam vulcanizing. Call around and see the school, or write for Free catalogue, HEMPHILL MOTOR SCHOOL Palace Garage, Second Avenue Lethbridge, Alberta Branches at: Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Vancouver, B.C. and Portland, Ore. 260-0 SPENCE'S AUTO LIVERY NIGHT CALLS, LETHBRIDGE HOTEL, PHONE 1324 COUNTRY TRIPS OLCSED CAR ^ DAY PHONE 1142 " RES. PHONE 428 BOULTON'S TAX! Closed and Heated Car City and Country Trips Office Phone ............ 1206 RESIDENCE .Phone ..... 1098 Members; Winnipeg Grain Exchange, Winnipeg Clearing Association Warehouses: 1056 Arlington Street, 309 Elgin Avenue, Elevator Track p18 Economize and 6uy Your Hay Direct from ' THE CANADIAN FARMERS' HAY EXCHANGE LIMITED We have a large stock on hand of Timotliy, Red Top and mixed Prairie Hay to dispose at-A'ery reasonabl^e prices. We will guarantee all shipments. Don't delay in writing us or wire at our expense. Our prices will interest you. We can also quote you best prices on potatoes for your requirements In carload lots. CANADIAN FARMERS' HAY EXCHANGE, Ltd. 118-122 GRAIN EXCHANGE BUILDING, WINNIPEG, MAN. 250-12 bONT Please nohFy SecV Veterans' Club Phone 372 I CANADA FOOD BOARD LICENSE NUMBER 2-018 AUCTIONEER Long experience In stock and farm machinery. Sales conducted in any part oi: Alberta. P.LAVALLEY COAt.DALE, ALBERTA  For Dates and Rates Call Th* Dowslsy Land Agency, Lethbridge. Phone 1809 I 74 ;