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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 31, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta t-r,' - n ]�AG^FOUB TMH: LETHBRIDGIJ DAILY HRRATJO �� I ii'i I'i ........--- letbbdbge Iberalb Xctbbribfle, alberta ^ #AILV Mia WBBWUV IMB LBrHBRIDOK HBRAi.D PMMV-IMQ COMPANY, UmTBC I |B> cth strMt a�utK i^titn^^m W. A. BUAhlMIM ftMldtMit and MaBAcHK IMrMtar )M� Torrmnoi - - Baatsera TSLRFHPNE* OKJo� .-............V Otftr aothorlty to coaUnua tha �n�-�ertptloD. i BANKS WIL.U HECP ( SMALL INVESTORS f It IS announced that, in order te * encourage investora to partlelpato In the 1918 Vlqtory Loan, the Banks will lend subscriber*, on F'tliB probable certainty of repay-j. inent within a year, up to 90 par I �ent. of the amount of the Invaart-f ment In the Loan. The rate of Interest charged by the banica la i- per,cent. This ahouid have the effaet af greatly stimulating the flow of money when the big Drive opana. Many people who w�r� arucloua to rio their bit towards aupportlnfl the boya at the front were unfortunately reatrloted as t� the im-cuntthoy had available for inva�t-fnent, iiaving l/rm>adlate �r future obHgatfdni which oalM fcr I/Mr reaiiy. capital. It la aiwh aa thaae that the Banka are raady to Im)^ On reasonable sacurfty thaaa Intending Inveators may r�oaat tbat thay pill be Mcaedlnglr stttf. com wlth-Irat nsrios, tcnna, the aooeptaace of ^Wch iroold maan complete acrrender lif the Oerman mllttary leaders and the amy A&d naT7. The Italian drive proceeds and tha re* (liberated by the victorious alUad troops �roweaoe; he haa never knoWT peace In his mother's heart; ha has never seen peace In hia mothers face. He said tPw other day, "Mother, what is jjeacef" A child question, what Is peace? His mother triad to tell him in baby language. "Mother," he said, "dors peace mean that daddy will oome home?" "Yes. dear," she said, "Tiion, mother," he said, "why can't we have ijpaoe mrwT" i tell you. there are tens of t^ouaands. liun-dreda of thousands, millions of our men In the line who long for peace now Just as that little iad didj^but much aa I long for peace there la a price I can not pay for It. Mwoh as I iona for peace I can not purchase it, nor consent to purchase It by the betrayal of all that I hold true and right and sstcred and good. Therefor^ knowing the pain, and tbe coat, the sacrifice and the teara,-aye, the blood and the life, -I say we must "Carry on, carry on," until the day of victory dawft�k the vlotory thsrt shall mean a permanent and blessed peace for our sMMren and children's children. We must carry on. But all this meana sacrifice, ttnapeakable sacrifice. You know i sometimes Wnk that In America you stand today In vary much ttie . same place thet we did in 1914. 1 know there still la, especially ameng your young people, there still la for you about war something of romance and of adventure. Ah, but in England fer us that has passed, never to return; wa have drank the cup of bitterness to the dregs.-Capt Frank Eivrarda ef the British Army at MinneMOtia. SEVERAL OEM CCOR AI lABER Well Known Citizens Succumb -A Livcrj- Barn Destroyed by Fire fr*tx�ni Ojtr Own Co/Trcivinriantl Tabsr. Oct. SO.-Mr. Robert Andei^ son has recsirtM word that his brother, Pte. D-ivIrt .Vnderson, wbs Utllert In 1 action on Sept. 2Stli. Pts. Anderson } sniiatoil a year ago at Edmonton in ! the transport sarrlce. but trnnsferred � Liter to (ho Infantry. Two otlier bro-I thars of this tnniily are ou sotlve ser-j vice at the front. j Our splendid men are winning great i Tictories in fYaaco .ind Fianders, but I tiiej- iiro pnyinj ^hc cost. In the ens-1 u.iltT li?cs, recently published, appear I'tiio foUoiving: Pte. Brets B�iker, of LOMlSONS Victims of (he Inf Uienia Grwit Palls-Gases in . the Town at iViavi Our Qwrv Oorre.ioondsntJ Warner, Oct. SO-t^Thts dlstriot Is ex-perienotng the discomforts of the epidemic and during the past week a great many cases have developed. The schools, churches and theatres are closed u~p for two weeks now, but tew homes have escaped, though for the mo.vair.v, woumis:!; Corporal C J. ; servance of the "rfeaaures prescribed j Tufts, TabcT. cavalry, wounfleci. j by law ia left to the whim of the In-j V.v. Itoss Powell has received no-1 dividual, and the number of masks ; lice to report in Ca's^ry for military | seen on the,Streets is negligible. : service on N'ov. 7tli. I So �a� there have,been no f.italities I On Saturday last Mr. and Mrs. Clnr- j ti-om the epidemic in this district. I'ilURSDAY. 1918 once Roblin and family le.'t for Vau-i oouver. where they pnrpose residiug in the future. Mrs, Ro'oiiu's health ne-[ ce.=sitateii a lower altitude. .\t, iho regular council meeting held Monday evening a coaimittee consist. ir.c of .Mesdaiucs Kobinson. \V.il!;er. The epldomlc has however brought grief to one Warner home. Cliff .Mc-Leod took his Iwol boys to Great Falls to school two weeks ago, and ou Wednesday of last week was called there by wire. One of the ULds died on Thursday and oh Friday death claim ' U'iitkins and Russell, and Revs. PhilpsV ttie other. The.bodies wore hrousht to Warner on Monday for burial, tha ceremony t^jj-ing place at the ceme-terj-, where both lads were laid to rest in one grave. A Targe number oJ_re-latlrea and friends were present, acij the greatest sympathy is teJt for the baraarsd parents. Taylor. Haynes and Bryan, was appointed to act with the Bonrd of iiealth during the prasent InfiueDza j epidemic. The council also decided ^ to make ap'plicatlon at once to the I provincial Board of HeaJtli "for three j trained nurses. I ^veral serious casas of pneumonia j following the influenza were reported to the council. ' Livery Barn On Monday evening; between the hours of 6 and 7 the livery barn owu-;ed by A. E. Toiton was desti'orijd by fire. Two carload.? of htiy. two he.irs-es, two pigs, some wagons and otbar (From Our O-vm Corrdsnondant) Onefour, Oct. 28.-Saow has covered the grotmd tor two dstys and tha melting will impro-ve plowing. Ja�. Wetherolt has had a well drilled on his farm and obtained a good sundrv aVticles went up in'the flames, supply at 140 feet. The driUer is now We understand tJ^ere was ?3.000 in-' ^"rk on K. F. 0. Chlaholm's place isuranee on the builaing bnt tiiat will nad from Uiore will, go to D. N. Cu^ ; caver bnt a .^nkaJl part of the loss suf- suffered. However, we are confident ' that it will take more than this reverse to knock out a man of such enterprise and energy as Citizen Toiton. ;. Wu ccnfldently espect and hope to see I him doing busine.iS usual at'some i new stand in the near future. The j brigade under Chiof Fauids deserves cradii fcr the way in Which they held Spanish malady, the fire in check and saved the adjoin-^ The crew which has been building' ; ing Miissey-Harris building filled with danas for J. H. Wallace & Co., have rsat's. Miss Tena JJadsiy gave a chicken pte supper last Thursday evanlng, which was much enjo.red by a larce circle of friends. Samuel Cross, onr mail contractor, was disinfected at Manyberrlea on the Oeo. B. Kent, town clerk of Kanora, Si dead. ...... [r\ Harry Jordan, well known Port Hope shoe merchaat, died suddenly. A. O. Prooker, C;P.R,; passenger agent nt Hesina, has enlisted with the Siberian e�padltlon. . Roy Pratt, 2i, Woodstoek, was fined \ fSO for not being employed in somo j useful occupation. The Calgary Albertan intimates that Dr. J. O. Kutherford, of Calgary, may be appointed to the railway commission. , _ I Mrs. Nellie Agnes Sanders, widow of the late Rev. Thomas Sanders, died ! at her residence In Aylmer, Ont., aged : eighty, ' Major R. J. But^l'6, M.C., ia being aaked by ratnrned soldiers to contest i the vacancy for, the B. 0. legislature In Albernl. The death occurred at Perth, Out., at the age of sixty-one years of Alexander C. Shaw, tanatif County crown attorney and clerk of the peace. W. S. Muschciihelm, proprietor of tb� Hotel Astor, in New York, and one of the most widely known hotelraen In thn United States, died of pneumonia. Rev. Father Thomas J. McGwan, 28 years old, professor at .\s8umpiiou Gollcge, Sandwich, Ont.. .iled ot paeti-c;Mila wliKli .'ollowed an attack of Bpanish Influenza, William McFarlane, a Jeraeyville farmer, was found guilty on the charge ot using language calculated to weaken the united effort in tho war, adi was finpd $60 and oonts. Action ia threatened by Supt. Major Gordon J. Smith, of the Six Nations Indian Departjnant, against Mayor MaoBrido, of Brantford, for participating in a pnbllo raaetlng on tho reserve, Durlas tha crossiiig ot the Plavo by Italian and British troops an Austrian battle plane attacked an Italian observation balloon and attempted to pass through it. The attempt failed The Home Attractive Your g0od judgment plus our knowledge, with a moderate expense will place a splendid piano in your home. The charm of a good piano in the family circle adds untold advantages to the daily life. The Mason & Risch Piano-^equal of any piano built in any country in the world-adds the greatest charm.. our busThesE is to help make homes more �attractive-our pianos'make this "an easy task. , Our E).L'"f.'f 1^^^^^^^ i-'ince Albert Lumber company will not operate this winter, in their OME GOOD POINTS ON VICTORY LOAN SUBSCRIBING "We publish in this column without any apology the following letter addressed to A, G. Baalim, chairman of the Victory Loan comnrlttae, by a prominent local "business man. Most Of what he says.we agree with and many of his points are so well taken ithnt we trust they may arouse the laggards: Regarding the Victory Loan for 1818 and'as a member of the same commlt-tee'for 1917 I would Ilka lo make the Hollowing observations with a view to obtaining a more equal canvass lor the present year: In my observations dining the canvass for the year 1917, I found a number of people who were very patrictlc and who subscribed liberally. I found others who were well able to sub-Bcrib^ and did not subscribe In proportion to what their means would *,.�rr, ...t^.i j, tima has not yet got on to the C.P.R. �' present iJme, from actual laots, do not __..^i * . . _ , ;��n�� -m^rt. io: R� .r,A tlme-tfibla for shutting off the wate.-^ But when he i realiae more than 4% or 5% and the ,,,,,^ n,, , , statement Is made that about nine ^-^^P'^, '"T" ^ . ont of ten men who go into business : Tr, JJt/f.^lL ' faU bacaose their Investments hf^^^'^Il'^!i^�^^�l�Jt �J!ff,^'^ not been made on a sound basis and "^^'^ ^' � monnment of folly. lY BOY B In order that soldTers In the C.B.B. ^Yg ; nay avail Uiemsplves of the present .(dntely �Mnra. _ , of .the orpR. And during the past two oitloers, warrant officers, N.C.O.'s and Sow Ukm It fiwn the bass of a i days has fnmished us the only water i^gn- ^iso civilian employees ot the p�trlotk) stAndpolnt. The soldier who have had to moisten the Hps of our ] ^^.i ,,^1^ Department or goes to the front and works for the ^ dying. '' Military Dls-1 trlct"!. The bonds are in denominations ' of ?50.00, ?100.00 $500.00 and Jl.OOO.OO enza which soon passed into- pnea- .vtmctlons to all unit paymasters, and tent of $1000.00. This would only be : town, coming to Tabsr aboiut'll vear.s tran.-tcrrf-d contributing in a financial way but oveiBeas the instalments F0 bond, for nine months ?5, for the per year. He would obtain from the the age of :)5 yearn w'ni!� in the prime � 10th rno.Tth. $3.58. government in the way of coupons ' of lite and v.-lth a promi;;ing iiusiness , -JiOO l)ond, for nine months $10, tor about $55,00, He would, therefore, be l-career before him is deplored by aii. the IDth monih, 311.1C. losing, if he borrowed the money to , The sympathy of the whole comti;! n-buy the bonds, only $25.00 per an- ; ur is extended to tho file, who hay, num BO that I figure It from the fin- been so sorely bereave;!. Tho funeral ancial standpoint a person buying \ will be held on Thursday aiternoon. $1,000.00 bonds would only he contri-! ,^ Death From Pneumonia buting $25.00 while the soldier who! Tuesday morning .-it 8.;ii) a.m. Mr. fiariy Stavn.'w. a Greol; resident goes to the front offering his services Justify. I found clerks earning from j bonds to the extent of about 10% to the country would be losing In a j ihe town, (li^d at the Koyal.hotel financial way about $600.00 per year. , pneumonia, induced by aii attack I think in our canvass this year | influenza. The young man v,ii5 this important fact should be brought � j-garj ,jf a.ije -and mourned by & to the attention of the investor and , younger brother, wlio uurseit him ; that we should seek to secure'larger ; jjjrou;5houl hi:i|lliilii ;