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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 19, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta THE rp-rrmnrnGE THURSDAY, OCTOBER Siberia DAILY "AND WEEKUV 8'Jbicrlptlon Ritisi: DallT, Delivered, per week 1 Pally deliverea, per Billy, by mall, per year (Weekly, by mall, par JVeekly. by mail, per year to TELEPHONES Business Office Editorial Office W. A. Buchanan John 1253 W. A. Bucanan Managing Director Business Manager Dates of expiry- o. subscriptions ap- pear daily on address label. of papers after eipiration date is our authority to continns the. fcrlptlon. ess did not warrant a continuance of he service, nut business today in Southern Alberta, Including the line n question, is better than il has ever wen, and wo venture to say that the earnings of the C. P. K. on this d vis, on is one of the best proofs of that; contention, so It is needless to hut the reinstatement of the-old ser-i vice is not warranted. The present midnight service on the Crow line Is as inconvenient as it could well be so far as local passcn- ___irnnic on the lino is concerned. though it may be alright tor through traffic. In fact the present service discourages traffic rather than sncour- ases it. DM the business is there if t'he company wants to go after it. In other respects the company has used Lethbridge and district very fairly in the matter of winter trams. The'lncrease in service on the Letli- bridge-Weyburn line to twice a week will, be especially welcome in that fast developing district. RICKED UP IN SSINGCT3 FOR THE BtTSY HAW Your King and Country need you right nowf 11 n Grant, ex-Collector of Revenue, died at his home in Halifax. Fish and oatmeal, brain foods, are scarce and dear ii> Nova Scotln. Win Q Pussley, Registrar ot Pro- bates. Amhcrst. N. B., committed sui- cide in hid office. ludge Hyan. of Poriase la Prairie, 1ms been appointed temporary at the Dauphin, Man., judicial district. Private H. Cruise, son of Rob- ert Cruise, member tor Dauphin in the Dominion house, is reported as "died of wounds." SS "Hustler." bound from Wigs- port, N.S., to St. John, sprung a leak, and 000 barrels of potatoes went Into the sea. RAIN outright or' handled on commliilon. ETURNS made Mint day received. G R ALL cliequm for thlt trlct liiued by our bridge branch. IN direct touch wltH Eur-optan through our own ex- port department. NONE better equipped to give you sorvlce. WEEPING AND WAILING IN TORY ONTARIO THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR The fate of Greece sways in the balance. The allied forces have taken possession of the capital, and any i syndicate of New York and -Maine i men have purchased Partlngton Pull) K. paner Co Ltd., the largest pulp The wind blows every which-wa> in Maritime Pro- Ontario Conservative circles. vinces. The omens tiro ill. The wires are crossed. The -whole camp is on skids. In fact the whole Tory structui the increase in installation of j meters fit Brautford water pumped' James Richardson and Sons, Limited 201 Sherlock Bldg. Phone 77? Ec'ablllhed 1857. W. J. Lloyd, Man. net Phone 366 M.M. Rei Ph'n 1072 the early morning, cliey mm holding for nigh prices, steps are being taken there to revive a bylaw cancelled m 1907, prohibiting buying until a late hour in the morning. Eleven merchants in Chatham and Kent county who forgot to a fls war stamps to patent medicine which thes serious show of rebellion against ,n such a precarious condition that the these measures by the royalists might I hearts of hard-shel! Tories are sad- bring the allied powers to exercise Sam Hughes is one cause of full "measure of their control of the situation. The government, realizing that further treacncrj 10 wrtna .HUI HCUIM would only bring disaster to the UmfA And ihero are a few thousand car ou the sidewalk, trv are co-operating with the allied I nfl one otner reasons for the blow-up killing Mrs. Sarah Home. _M'S? Mo.r nreserve order. which is scheduled to arrive any and her companion unariesB DrlOg 111W amcu i uejitu. uum full measure of their control of the worry. Premier Hearst is an- Soujhwest Toronto is still an- other Camp Borden might be men- .Miss Jea..ette Rankiu, of Montana, is almost certain to have the honor of being the first woman to sit in the congress of the United States. Bertha Morrison, Toronto, forces to preserve order. The Rumanians have at last o.uite evidently been able to check the Teu- ton advance, and are now actually ou the offensive again in Transylvania, South-west of Kronstadt. Furious German assaults delivered ou the French lines at Saillesel in France have been repulsed with heavy losses to the Teutons, according to the French official statement. The Germans claim French attacks at Mor- were defeated. The French have been able to make further progress towards Baupaume. which is scheduled to arrive any us All one needs to do to verify the calamitous state of affairs in the Con- servative stronghold of the east is to read the Conservative papers. Here is a letter appearing in one Ontario exchange, Conservative: are the people who arc _ _. ".Till rlSOIl SHU UC1 Short, were held on a charge of man- slaughter. Mayor Denton and V. A. Sinclair, M.L.A.. of Tillsonburs behalf of the town, presented, on 510 gold'plec Denau UL luv; a to each member of C company, lubtli battalion, at Camp Borden, before de- 1 i. orn LnlLLiiMUU, v.uu.p m.. are the people who arc, u training point, backing Hon. Sir Sam Hughes, and _ keeping him in __ In starting his WANT TO BE "SHOWN" ON CENSUS FIGURES Like Mayor Hardie, -we will have to "shown" that Lethbridge's popula- tion is only The Dominion gov- ernment census figures strike us as very, very conservative. o'f course, it is quite the usual thing 'to kick about census figures. Evers city does it It's a habit. But in the present case there seems to be aom justification for it. Lethbridge boast a school population today of consider. _______ ably over 2000 children. If the total Mw assocjation. population is .only 3437, then Leth- bridge can deny any race suicide charges. We are thriving In one par- ticular anyway. Our hank clearings, our pay rolls, the volume of general business tran- sacted here, do not make a noise like "Jess than Either that, or we are all'even more prosperous than we tad considered ourselves. However, we firmly believe, that a police census will establish better than a IS CIVIC INTEREST PARALYZED? The spectacle ot 95 burgesses exert- ing themselves to the extent of walk- the polls to vote on Money- Bylaw No. 292 almost beggars description It made Tuesday a red letter day In the history ot the city ot i Letlhndge. 1 If tie spending of SH.OOO of the city's money interests 95 ratepayers i how many ratepayers would be in- I terested IE the north pole were dis- covered m the centre of Gait Gardens? j Probably an even hundred. That, I many, at the least count. The mainder would cast their tired optics j over the newspaper accounts ot- the discovery and murmur lazily, "Is that i g fac''" It the measure ot efficiency in the i civic government were proportionate I to the interest evinced in the city at- fairs by the average affairs would soon be in a pleasing i atate "M we hadn't spent so much f money in improvements in the. old days, we wouldn't have such heavy tax bills is a remark often heard on the street. the interest displayed now, it is onlv a wonder that the tan bills are not heavier. Lack ol individual Interest in city affairs is not good for any city. Keeping, mm per cent, of the men I come in contact with have no use for him. Can he go o England and make what arrange- ments he likes without the consent of be government? Of course public opinion doesn't count. A Conservative. And here are some extracts from an mhiassed account; in a Conservative exchange, ot a Conservative meeting held on Friday the Norway, Ont.: The Cross of the Legion of Honor was pinned on the breast of Norman Prince Uie young American aviator, as lie lay on his death bed in the hos- pital at Gerardmer, in the Vosges. Th Dice, dismissal of Police Captain of Montreal, who refused to sold" were" In court. Four appeared to the Kent county police court and sev- en in the Chatham court. All are grocery dealers. In each case the minimum fine of 550 "as imposed, and the costs made an added amount ot from to ?4.60. Major Gordon H. Southam, com- mander ot the Hamilton Sportsmen s batten-, son of William Southam, pre- sident'of the Spectator Printing com- pa-iy and of the Calgary Herald has been killed in action. Mapor Southam was one of Canada's famous football stars, and was prominent in manj other lines of sport. Word has been received in Ottawa from the colonial office that the Duke of Devonshire, the new governor-gen- eral of Canada, has intimated that he desires that his official designation shall be "his excellency." The duke is entitled to be addressed as his grace but prefers to be addressed as former governor-generals apart from the Duke of Connaught, who of course had a royal title. Twice reported dead, Sergt. Kny- vett, of the Royal Canadian Dragoons Ottawa, Oct. Publicity was given this evening to messages which passed between his royal highness the Duke of Connaught olid Sir Robert JBordon on the eve of the departure from Canada of his royal hlgUuoss. The Duke in his message to the priuio minister said: "I cannot leave the shore ot Canada without assuring you as its prime minister, of the very deep regret with which I sever my official connection with the Dominion. It will always re- main to me a source ot great pride that during a period of five years I held the proud position of his majesty s representative In Canada. I shall at all times continue to take the great est interest in all that affects the wel faro and happiness of all sections ot the Canadian people and will ever re- member with the deepest gratitude al the kindness I, the dnchess and 0111 daughter have received In the past li every province ot your great Dornin In bidding farewell I pray tha (Spocliu to tlio I'lncher Creole, Oct. special meeting ot tho Kuox church consre- Biition was held on .Friday night last, W. A. Fraser occupying tho chair. Kov. Hlllls Wright, pastor, reiiortod that tho money required to secure the legacy loft to tho session of Knox church by the Into Swaim, had been-over-subscribed by several hundred dollars, and that part of the congregation had not yot been anvassed. The meeting then consid- ered tho riucstiou ot a building and as to what form It.should take In or- der to moot tho wishes ot tho late Mrs Swaim and the needs ot the people. After a lengthy discus, siou it was decided to appoint A. Ross, C. kettles, Wilmer McKorrlchcr, L. lioveridge, A. Colclough and fa: A. Fraser as a committee to look into the matter and he prepared to submit plans and-estimates at the annual meeting in January next. W A Ross and C. Kettles were np- d a committee in charge of all towards the build- Ion. YEARS more, people with chest and! throat troubles have tried to cure them by pouring cough syrups, luiiB tonics and the like Into their stomatohs. All a mistake! Peps way Is different. i Peps arc tablets made upof Pine. extracts and medicinal essences, i which when put Into the mouth turn Into hcullug vapors. These. arc breathed down direct to thel lungs, throat and bronchial tubes; not swallowed down to the stomach, which is not ailing. Try j a 50c. box of Peps for your your cough, bronchitis or asthma. All druggists and stores or Pepa1 Co., Toronto, will supply ing funds, W. A. Ross to act as sec Dice, o onra, tne Roval Canadian tor telling Alderman Dubeau >ett, o the Ko a to mind his own business during he has prance, whe w recommended attle front in e, Laval disturbance, was recommended by the city council. Lieut. J. L. Smeaton. of the Cana- men-in orway, n. Lieut j. u gmeaon, o e an- Oct. 13.-Reminiscent of'.dian Corps Cavalry, has been dismiss- its best fighting :ea by sentence of a general court been doing ce, where he ha. e, two Tu t I tew days following the out breaK o. i council in its best lighting: ed by sentence fettle was the meeting of the Norway martial. Lieut. D. association in the talioa, also was dismissed. of a general court .as come Pterson, Bat Liheraonse it John's Parish hall last evening. President A. Dunnett was in the chair lias come uumiiiuiefl through some of the moTt terrific engagements of the war. For the first time in yaars the Min- ister of Justice has ao capital U-ouh'e arose wien Mr. Scott, ister of Justice has no capital case servative was asked to explain ihe policy of tlie death sentence should be carried out explanations, Mrjor-not. in Scott asked his audience not to thmM of flo, SpringSp Ark.? the ,i __ i n T.Ihprnl. OF Slin9Olter _ _ ___ .__ ____ nf 1n. QCOlt ilStVCU that he was a Liberal, or supporter o Laurier. "I have been a staunch Con- servative for twenty-four years, he said "and I have been a hard worker, but I will never cist another Conser- vative vote ill my life." t "lair Adam Beck is inde- pendent and Till lead the new party, and when he does, he will sweep On- tario." "We should get out after a third nartv in which every man can think tor said Mr. J. Booth, and then launched a tirade of criticism at he government regarding their policy re the Ross rifle, the building of ar- senals and the nickel question. Still another pill. "The awarding of the contract for the arsenal at Lindsay to an imerican firm is a lasting.dis- grace to the Borden government." was the dose handed out by Mr. Bullock. "Who is going to build he asked. ed voluntary manslaughter for the death Qct Socialist n stratton. of Peter- The Hague, of Berlln was i today after being B.UP- Ts6 slgned'hy tte Directorate of the Socialist-Democratic party, it states that the Vorwaerts wasi sup- "now our Canadian boys are away fighting? They are sending down to Are they going to bring In r eige, ui nut healer, was convicted of in- voluntary manslaughter for the death of Hon James R. Stratton, of Peter- boro, Ont., who was starved to death, and sentenced to one year in the peni-l puu tentiary. Dre No male of military age, unless a badge has been issued to him, is to be eligible for the outside or inside service during the war, the Canadian "overnment has decided, and returned soldiers will be given government posts when possible. A fatal accident took place at Ni- agara camp, the victim being Pte. Francis Wright, of the Army Medical corps, whose home is In Toronto. Wright in some unaccountable man- ner became caught between a wagon and building and was crushed, expir- ing in a few minutes. He is survived by a wife and one small child. iOn. in DHIU11IB IUIO.TI.I. i t" God may ever bless Canada and it PeOPle' (Signed) "ARTHUR." The Premier's Reply The premier replied as follows: "It has been my agreeable duty re- cently on more than ono occasion to give public expression to the regret with which the people of Canada have learned of your royal highness' inten- tion shortly to relinquish the post ot sovernor-general and return to Eng- land As the departure of your royal highness draws near may I be permit- ted to add tie assurance that the teel- ing which animates all classes at the community, is nowhere no more heart- felt and earnest than among those whose privilege it is to occupy to- wards .your royal highness the TO a- tion of constitutional advisers of the crown. "It is a great satisfaction to us that these relations have uniformly been o'f the most cordial character. We are very sensible of the fact that in the conduct of public affairs during the eventful period of your royal highness administration we have had in tulles measure the earnest and effective co- operation of your royal highness in al things, great and small, which had to their object the good ot the people o Is this true of all mai ters relating to the war, in which w have enjoyed the inestimable advan tage of your royal highness' ripe ei perience and wide knowledge of mil tary affairs. i "It is with the deepest appreciate your eminent services to this coun try that my colleagues and I bid yoi royal highness farewell. You wi carry back with you, sir, the wishe ot the Canadian people that the su cess which your royal highness has achieved among them may attend. In equal measure, your further labors on behalf ot our beloved sovereign and his world-wide empire. We venture to hope that when your official con- nection with this country shall havo ased, Canada may continue to re- in some measure of that sympathy Safety First IN the bathtub Ivory Soap means not only convenience, -but freedom from possible injury because Ivory Soap floats at hand and in sight instead of sinking to the bottom of the tub where it may be stepped upon. You will find the floating Ivory an im- provement in every way. 5 CENTS IVORY SOAP (pi 998 It PLOAfS Procter t Gamble Factories in Hamilton, Canada ___ i THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE preSd by the of' The "military activities ol opponents of Chancellor -iniBreai. in "Gi I Wghness nas so abundantly manlfestell during the whole period of administration Of its govern- asked, the says, commander dema: department so that necessary tees might be had that In.tae future the paper would adhere strictly to the assurances given the an hor shortly after the outbreak of the The military commander wished to have the editing of the pervised by a person provided. _with made ich sharper L heretofore WALKER, CAPITAL, JESERVE FUND, BUSINESS The Canadian Bank of Commerce extends to Fanners every supplied free of charge on application. Lethbridge Branch-R.T.BrymneyMgj Owing to the charges made _tna necessary authority to give a gnaran- dealers are buying up produce offere< Americans also to work by their side tee of good faith of the party, reducers on Brantford markets in while the war is on! STILL- WANT DAYLIGHT SERVICE ON CROW While the C P R has made pleas- Ing concessions with regard to the passenger service on Southern Alberta lines, It may be stated without modification that the proposed service not be satisfactory either to Leth- trldge or to the towns along the Crow's Nest line west ot Maclcod, The Herald does not wish to appear in the ligfit ot a chronic kicker in thip matter, and we are sure the Board o Trade, representing the citizens o Lethbridge, does not either, fht Baud ol Trade objections wkih Use daytifcttt service on the Crow to war condi (towV-ilt vat tnat bus! "We cannot disturb the old natural balance ol our food supply and get away with it. AVe cmay deceive ourselves, but w7e Can't Cheat Nature." Goudiss, Editor The Forecast Magaaine. This "old natural balance" is simply Nature's perfect arrangement and propor- tioning of food elements in our food supply for perfect building of body brain and Modern commercialism destroys this when, m milling flour ,t casts out (to make it white) most of the mineral elements so essential to health. Grape-Nuts FOOD retains this "old natural balance" of nutritional values in its scientific blend of whole wheat and barley flours, including their vital mineral salts. Ready to eat, easily digested, delicious-every table should have its daily ration of Grape-Nuts. "There's a Reason" Made in Canada-By Canadian Poslum Cereal Co., Ltd., Windsor, Ont Great Patriotic Rally TONIGHT AT 8 O'CLOCK, IN WESLEY CHURCH SPEAKERS: Major Robins, of Ottawa, and Major Rev. DK Kerby of Calgary Hardie ALEXANDER QALT CHAPTER OF THE I. 0. P E. Instructions on Registration for National Service WiU Be j ;