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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 19, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta FUGE Tfflf THE LETHBRIDGE DAH^Y TTCRACS ^SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, MA0IC BAKIN0 POWDER Local Doctors So Busy They Fail To Report Flu' Cases Guaranteed to be made exclusively from the ingredients specified on the label. iSi![^THEWHITCSr.l Your Grocer sells it. Costs no more than the ordinary kinds. Drastic action was taken by M.II.O. DeVeber Uiif. inorninK whou the lid was put on the moving picture theatres, cburclios, .iiid all assemblies during the course ot the luCluenza epidemic. Dr. DeVeber has ,beou watliug tor definite authoril.v for such action, which has been supplied by the regulations of the provincial health act quoted hereunder: j 45D. N'o case under modified quar-! antine for Spanish Influenza or epi-1 demic influenza shall be released ' from quarantine for at least one week {after recovery and until the house and (premises are disinfected as set out ! hereafter, and the Medical Officer of Health shall be responsible for the [ carrying out of (he regulations regard-' ins disinfection, where there is no I Medical Health Officer, the Ixical 1 Board of Health shall be responsible I for such disinfection. 45E. All discharges from persons affected by Spanish influenza shall | � be promptly and thoroughly disinfect-1 I ed, AH clothing, bedding and other October (to date) 9. Bank Hard Hit One of the local banks was hard hit by (ho epidemic of influenza this week. On Friday the manager and the stenographer were all (hat were left of the suiff. Tod.iy lUc manager is holding forth alone. Ho tried last night to have the quarantine lifted so that he could bring in somoono from Calgary, but waa/unsuccesj;i'ul. Several families are all under the weather, father, mother ;iiul children all being sick. In one large country homo near the city, the whole family and the hired employees are all sick, with the exception ot the father, who is holding forth alone. There are said to be 11 cases at this one place. At Moose Jaw Moose Jaw. Oct. 19-There is but little activity at the armory duo chiefly to the fact that 60 per cent, of the soldiers are laid up with grippe and one with Spanish influetizu. Take Over Hotel Muose Jaw, Oct. l!i.--The Moose ho- risk a ppitage stamp to Jearn more about CO SEAL BRAND GOFFEE and Kow to make it? How, to ec^ual America's most famolis;^cKej|'si?r  Our Wclet "Perf^t Coffin-PcrfocilyVi^V,^t^ you. It's free. Write for it. CHASE & SANBORN MONTREAL : ? : > : .> > ? CAN MOTOR TOMORROW ? ? E. W. GILLETT CO. LTD. TORONTO, CANADA Winnipeg Montreal material which has been soiled by dis-1 ,,vas this mornlni; taken over by, charges shall be burned, and all ar-! ti,e tnedical health deiwrtmeiit for the j **' tides of dishes and cutlery used by ; aocoramodation of sui'terers from in-the person affected shall be thorough-; {i,euza. This step was necessary ow-ly boiled before their further use is ' jng to the eongested condition of the permitted. All walls, floors, beds, fur- General and Providence hospitals, all niture. mattresses and material which i (jg^j being occupied, cannot be boiled shall be wiped over | pjfty new case's of infUieiiia broke with a soliuioii of bichloride of mer-i �,,;, today, making 135 in the hospitals, cury of tiie strength of l-oOO. and all : besides "many others in family homes. OVER 300 RIS SPOSEO IPROMINENI OFFICER S KILLED Ifj ACTION clothing, books and other articles which cannot be boiled shall be Uior-oughly sprinkled with formaldehyde and wrapped up for eight hours in a sheet or blanket and then removed, and if the weather permits, exposed to the air tor eight hours. 46B. Every executive officer of the Provincial Board of Health shall have the right and authority to board all railway trains entering the province Prince Albert Acts Prince Albert, Sask., Oct. 19.-The board of health has prohibited all public assetnblies here to prevent the spread of Spanish influenza. Schools and theatres have been closed. There are 40 cases here, none are reported as serious. There nave been no deatlis so far. Over Six Thousand Cases Hamilton, Ont., Oct. 19.--.More than Ottawa, Oct. IS.-It has now been decided that next Sun-' day. Oct. 20, need not be observed as a gaBOlineless day in Canada. The first announcement was to the effect that tlio restrictions were still on. Later, however, the fuel controller received information from Washington indicating that present supplies of gasoline justified the termination ot gaso-lineless Sundays. ? : ; : ? : K' > > as i>Ot - ^^^^ ^.^^^^ ^^^.^^ .according i e^cutive officer, on all suspects, and Attractive. , to a cable t6 his wife here. -- j He had Ugen an officer in the R. F. D. for more than 20 years. He was Though, in the way of an auction I . , ,, , , ,. ,j r,.^ ^ \ born at Kingston. Ont.. June 1". 1876. sale, the ram sale held on Thursday educated at Ridley College, �was not a shining success. R. C. Harvey, one of the leading sheepmen of . the soutli told the Herald this morn-! Jng that the results were fairly satisfactory, as over 300 ranms had been brought in and all had either been sold at a good figure or exchanged to the entire satisfaction ot all present. Mr. Harvey had about 200 head in the sale, and he disposed of all of these. The sheepmen of Southern Alberta are not educated to ram sales, however, he states. They do not care for 1 competitive bidding which is required ' to make an auction sale �a success. 1 and interrogate all passenger? and ! (j^^jtW cases of Spanish influenza cases I I employees with a view to determine ; have been reported it was announced i whether or not .any passenger or era-1 today. Of these. 4(!2 cases were re-^ I ployee is suffering from Spanish influ- ported in the last week and 40 new ' '. enza. and shall remain on such train . cases in the last 24 hours. Six deaths were reported in the same space of time. The epidemic shpws no signs of abatement here. Thousand In Vancouver Vancouver, Oct. 19.-One death and 67 cases of influenza were reported to the medical department this morning. The death was one of the out of town patients. There are now close to 1,-000 cases in the city. The closing up of the city is being taken good natur-edly. Over 50 New Cases Victoria. Oct. 19.-There were 54 new cases of Spanish influenza reported in the city during the past 24 hours. There have been to date over 700 cases reported. In New Brunswick Moncton, N. B., Oct. 19.-The influenza epidemic does not seefe to be gaining ground. During the month, since it. first appeared, there have TIRED, ACHING OR CRAMPING PAINS IN YOUR FEET TItm isa mScholl Apfiiaym orRzme^RjrEv^iyFootTmi^i^ WE CAN LOCATE YOUR TROUBLES AND PROPERLY ADJUST THE APPLIANCES SO AS TO GIVE YOU THE MAXIMUM OF COM-FORT; BRING YOUR TROUBLES TO US. W. J. NELSON & CO. COR. OF SEVENTH ST. AND THIRD AVE. S.-oHERLOCK BLDG. all cases suffering from the disease while they remain on the train, and until they are removed from the train and further ^icconimodation provided xac ,va= .uu.c.^.. �......, for tl^em: and such executive officer Royal Military College, and at Toron- \ sball have authority to remove all sus-to University, served in the South Af-' Pects or persons suffering from the rican war and had been In France ' takeii home or can send him home if annual ram sale engendered, the event ! the person affected prefers to go would be much more popular and | home. would bring better results. This may; ' � i. -i j > be tried another year. , Tt shall be considered an of- ' I fense against the Public Health Act --�----------- -: I for any person to cough, sneeze or ex- : pectorate in any public place, railway carriage or street car. unless into a ; handkerchief or other covering material carried on the per,=on. Where handkerchiefs are used, they must be kept apart from other soiled clothes ; and boiled before being used again, ; and any other material used to be i burned. Such offense shall be punlsh-j able under the Public Health Act tor I Infringement of the penalty provisions of said Act. J  Bv order of the Provincial Board of Health. Dr. DeVeber could not tell the Her-, old how many new cases have been discovered in the past 24 hours, as the doctors of the city have been so busy they have failed to report each morning, as required by the act. However, I the total is well over 12.".. I The quarantine on Taber. which was ! put on Wednesday, was lifted this af-i ternoon at ."5 o'clock, j Last night the Retail Merchants' j association met. with the result that I the following wire was despatched to Edmonton: Provincial Board of Health, Edmonton. I Whereas, by an order of the provin-I cial board of health the city of Leth-i bridge has been placed under quaran-i tine, presumably upon the assumption I on your part that the contagiou.s dis-I ease known as Spanish influenza is j more prevalent here than in other cities in Alberta, and travel of all kinds into and out of Lethbridge has been prohibited by your board. And whereas it has been established to the satisfaction of the Retail Merchants' Association that Spanish influenza is not more dangerously pre-, valent here than in other contres, as ; to which no quarantine has been de-I Glared and the member!* of the said : association regard the quarantine as j unfair and oppressive, I Therefore, be it resolved by the I members of the said as.sociation that I the provincial board of health should I be and hereby is urged to cancel forthwith such order of quarantine. The following letter was also sent to the city council and the .Meiical Health Officer: At a meeting of the Retail Merchants' Association of Lethbridge held last evening the following resolution was passed: "Whereas, the epidemic known as Spanish influenza appears to be of such a character that every precaution should be taken against it. Therefore be it resolved that the meeting urge upon the .Mayor. Com-, missioners and Medical Officer of the I city of Lethbridge, that until all dan-I ger is past public gathering.'? in the ; city should not be permitted, and that j an order should be passed forthwith j ordering that ail pool rooms, theatres, ,'and dancing halls be closed ^nd should I remain closed until further notice." ! Some Statistics i Local retail merchants, desiring to show that the flu* scare locally is more of a scare than anything worse, j yesterday secured the following flg.-ures of deaths for the past eight ininnths from Registrar C. B. Bow-nian: I .March 18, AorlS iS, May 20, June 17, July 17, ji, September 10, are immediately relieved by bringbg these troubles to us. been 1500 cases, tne majority being of an ordinary type. The number of deaths ascribed to influenza during the four weeks is between 40 and 45. Still Spreading in Ont. Toronto, Oct. 19.-Reports from various sections of the province received by Dr. McCullough, chairman of the provincial board ot health, indicate that the epidemic of Spanish influenza is still spreading. The Toronto city clerk announced today that deaths in the city for {he past month totalled 4S0. Of tills number, 155 died of pneumonia. Since noon yesterday, 66 deaths from Spanish influenza were reported. N LABOR CASES Cal.gHry, Oct. in.-When the cages oC the live Ogdeii shops' workers accused of violation ot the Industrial Dls-P'.iles act were called In pollco court this morning, H. Ostlund, ot Leth. bridge, their legal representative, asked for a remand until Monday which was granted by the magistrate. A crowd of .Tbout 300 labor men had gathered to witness the proceedings, but becau-e of the order forbidding the congrognlirn o� more than 10 people on account of the Spanish influenza epidemic they wore not" admitted to the courtroom. COMPENSATIONS Crawford: You seem cheerful over the hardships of war. Crabshaw: : Why not? My neighbors have sent their talking-machine to one of the cantonments, and the girl across the .street, who used to sing and play half the night, has gone to Prance for the Red Cross. ' There isn't a inember of the family need suffer from indigestion, sick headaches, biliousness, fermented stomach, etc., if he or she will take Chamberlain's Tablets. They cleanse tha stomach and bowels and stimulate the liver to healthy activity and tone np the whole systezo. Take one at night and you're RIGHT in the morning. AO Jn�titi CHAMBERLAIN'S TABLETS KIR KEY'S for DINNER Kirkby's now serve a complete lunch and dinner menu. We still desire the patronage of those who prefer quality and the surroundings that enhance one's enjoyment when eating. A light lunch or a hearty meal costs no more here than is asked for inferior service. - The menu offers a variety of soups, fish, oysters, eggs, steaks, chops, etc., sandwiches, pies, , fresh or canned fruit. The substantial, wel service will appeal. prepared meal KIRKBY'S 606 THIRD AVENUE SOUTH Food Board License No. 5-2386. and the daintiness of WliUe firms In every other line ot businoss, as well ai aiiany other Uusiness Col-legea, havB been cohtlnually advancing their prices, and vvhllp our operntlng expensea have greatly Increased during the past tew years, wa bave, owing to our greatl/ Inoreosod attendance, bean able to offer our Courses at the same rate as formerly i J15.00 per month lor Day K>cnoui. iiut vvuite there ii> a limit to the attendance, the coat of operating still keeps going up ana it theretoro becomes necessary for us to make our first. Increase is\ tuition rates. November 1st ; On and after November Ist our monthly tuition rate will be raised $1.50. Our Day School fee for any course will then be, One month, in advance $16.50. Two months, in advance $33.00 less Three months, in advance $49.50 less 3%. Four months, in advance $66.00 less 4%. with an additional 1% discount for each additional month paid in advance, the total discount not to eicejed^ 12%.-',/ � ' Enter Noid This, increase does not apply to students at present In: attendance nor to those who ' enter before November 1st, BO it will be to your advantage to start your course at once. No Increase has been made In our Night School fees. Our classes meet on Monday and'Thursday eveolao Xrom 7.30 to,9,30. � � ' '� Individual Instruction The work In our Night Classes is private-at your own desk. No one but tha teacher need know what you are doing. You will not bo embarrassed because your former education is not as good as other students. Now Is the time to start and 60 get the advantage ot the long fall and winter evenings for study. Enter any Monday or Thursday evening.______________,___ Emblem "BfTicieni School Garhutt Office Phone 1315 Residence Phone 1531 A. M. FISHER, Principal 411 Eighth St. S., Lethbridge ;