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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 12, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta RUSSIAN ALLIES ploui resolve to glva Iho company all that stuck to tile bell'raiMV 111 admo InsUnoos of slock selling which cam? under oxaminaUoii lit Ihe trial ot Dreslcr the stock selllni! por- formunrt something llkb (his: In iilaco of an application for shares in the company In live uslllil way 'iho iioobs baashi. well-to-do Allwrla farmcs, sleiie'.l some form of a power of attorney, rather Hlbcrta WEEKLY by 50 cents per ton. tlinu an application direct to thn com- pany In these eases shares Mrs. Robert llnll, "t Slmcoe has SI. Spence were Inrued directly live sons .enlisted and another may over to the purchasers. In such .cases 'ilidiiiril Kylle lias been chosen may- or of Lindsay, Onl., to fill a vacancy created- by death. Major, Green: of 'London, son-in-law TV KSDA Y, SEfTEMBKU 12.1010 DAILY' Subscription Ratei: Dally, delivered, per week Daily, delivered, per year telly, liy >'esr Weekly, by mail. year Weekly, by mail, per year lo U.S..5 1 TELEPHONES Business Office Editorial Office VV. A. Buchaian John Torrance MsnachiK Director Business Manager Datos of expiry ot subscriptions ap- pear daily on address label. Accept- ance of papers after expiration datn is our authority to continue tho sub- scription the selling aSL'nt' Bresler and _ split the gross between them. IAS cans- naliv. ot course. Betting tbe short end. which means in these Instances noth- ing M all. On cross-examination J. M.'.Spence admitted liiat he had obtained no H'! Hughes, has been attached cense.from tile Alberta Insurance partment permitting: him or his agents M to sell .stock in the Alberta-Lite jrrs wife of Charles Lundy. Accident, and .he was. therefore, in- rcj1red grain, dealer of N'swiiiarket. fringing the Insurance Act of that rrlHKas' fouml 'dead In bed. viuce Anil it might he pointed out right, here that the Board of Public Utility Commissioners of 'Alberta, whose business it is to aduiinister-this It is said that Pte. Harvey Dofrance. of .McKillop township, near Seaforth; Your King and Country need you right now] THE PROGRESS OF THE WAR With the capture by the British of Giuchy. the' circle about Combles draws tighter asid tighter. Just as the Russians on the east front have llalicz hemmed in on three sides, so have the Anglo-French forces drawn their net about Combles. The fair of these two poicts yrljl be the next news of importance from each front and their capture' is not destined to add greatly to the pleasure of the Huns. Ir- thejjalkan theatre the Human tans are keeping up their advance against the in Transylvania but their succfis there Is somewhat offset Bulgarian advances in Sooth ern Rumania, where tnev hai e taVen the old fortress of Silistra However the British, further; south have 'crossed the Struma and pressure there is like ly to relieve Bulgarian pressure South Rumania, while the arrival Russian forces along- the Danube to reinforce the Rumanians is likely to draw the Bulgarian a'sud den halt. Act, placed on the statute books of that Province to protect .the public auainst-juet such slack sellers as this, inaii are to blame for allowing Speiice j to continue his activities. As early as May last Saturday Night conmiumcat- d with the Board of" Out., has beeu siven the V. C. Fourteen sons of Bishops have tin nt, .time lost, .their lives Again in My Saturday Night Life and j.hoard of education. Accident is an insurancer wreck; thai p of. Emerald, Amherst t is being operated at a loss. witn tnei _ to the business, ami that is loss by the shareholders who have I OI V teen-foolish enough to listen to the UTILITIES BOARD SHOULD INQUIRE ihe flrst. Belgian -Catholic church, in Xew York City, is now under con- and will. cost Among the first picu.res of troops engaged in tbe recent Russian victories on the eastern front is that, shown herewith which shows Russian mfanlrs and a convoy on Uie line of advance. his biplane fell 300 feet. The body as taken to bis late home in Mitchell d to the Markliam town- l K being operated at a loss, wmi me agei so this it is reported to the Markham t re njt that there can be 9iie 1 season unfoaded 102 loads of hay and shlp council that every dollar of tn tl.n that IS COnlPlBW, ,____nnllnntnll- on his farm. iwen .luuusm fa'ry tales of Spence and his stocA Mr. JI.P.P.. of the Ontario Opposition, dur- ilesmen. 1 jng a visit to'Scotland was-recelved on Wherever. Spence has .operatesI he, Admiral Beatty. left a trail of insurance wrecks behind him. He is a.small edi- j Ernest yincenf Howard, aged flve uuii of Pullman Evans, smal er only years dled at xewmarket. Ont., of in-, because .his field of activities was j jantjle paraiysis, and by order of the year's taxes collected. Two cabinet lion T Crothers and Hon Arthur Meighen have appealed to the con-t of levls ion against the business assessment levied by the Ottawa assessment de- more -.confined .than was that officer of health, interment President, ot the late lamented Union Life.: Jn'1802'J. M. Sponce was man- tQok ,ace in.mediatciy. Victor Jolnville So ears old uhose grandfather was a son of Punce De e. __ aging director of the Central Life. Tor- 1 yital 5taUstiCs the Kingston cit> onto, .which. company he pvomoteu. its record was short, though not sweet for It went out of business with stock- holders making a total loss. Neit came the Canadian Guardian Life, with Spence again figuring as general man- ager This was another stock selling scheme operated in the interests of the Spence family, and at the. eipense of the stock and policyholders. Satur- day Night put a bomb under it In the shape of a little truth telling respect- ing the Spence methods of operation. and up It went by order of the Federal an the public utilities act of this I insurance Department. Next Spence province there is a-clause which reads. I appeared "It shall hereafter be unlawful for njon old l sa Tw-- any or persons, company; agent or any person acting on his, their or Its behalf, to sell or offer to sell, or to directly'or indirectly attecapt to sell in the province oE Alberta any shares, stocksvi bonds or other securities or thy corporation or company, syndicate or association of in- unincorporated, without first obtain- ing from board of public utilities com- 0 ,-_--- 1 :i and started again. Same old finish Theu he moved south and attached himself to Calgary with his present Life and Accident Company, which is, by the way, a lite -company only in name, as he fortunately never got" the cash deposit necessary to .sat- isfy the insurance Department of that Province in respect to operating a life missioners a certificate to The- hereinafter set forth and a license to such agent in the manner hereinafter provided for." In tHis connection, we are compelled in the public interest to draw attention to a recent article in the Toronto Sat- urday Night, which we think is worthy of the.immediate attention of the Pub- lic Utilities Board of Alberta. If the Saturday Night charges are true, the people .of Alberta should be advised by the Board, and .if not, then the fact should be made known: Through the medium of a Calgary law court the later activities of J. M. Central Life, Guardian Life', International Life, and latterly of the Albertal.Life and Accident, are once more before the public. Some time since J. M. Speiice brought'suit in .jCalgary against one occupation was that of stock seller for Spence's Imitation in- surance; company, the Alberta Life and Atciderii. Spence charged Bresler with stealing a promissory note for but after a Police Court trial the lat- ter wasracquitted. However, this fact is'- neither here nor there. It is the evidence brought out during the trial that is of paramount interest, and goes to once more prove Saturday Night's often repeated contention that .J.. M. "is ROW as dangerous a factor in the1 insurance world of Alberta as the old days in Ontario be- fore; Saturday Night dug him out. As fraS often been charged in this journal) -Spence is not so much inter- ested in selling insurance. His spec- ialty, a's in the flays of the defunct Gentrar'Life and Canadian Guardian Life, is'selling stock. In the examin- ation of'Spence and others at the Cal- gary trial, it developed that there was an arrangement between Spence, as managing director of the Alberta Life and Bresler. whereby the latter as stock seller 'for Spence sold the .stuff at per share (par value the commission being fifty per cent. In oilier words, for every worth ol stock sbld by Bresler, Spence put ?500 down in hiS'jeans, and tfie stock seller took the other half. How much the company gets out of Spence's half re mains to be seen. However, enough information slipped out, or rather, was dug by Mr. Arthur L. Smith, of the legal firm of Clarke, Smith, AI- bright Shouldice, of Calgary, to al- low us to see that Spence was "ehtly generous, in some cases to. split fifty-fifty, with the treasury pi the Alberta Life and Accident. From the first day of January up to the time of the trial in the middle of August, .Bresler sold under his agree- ment sufficient stock to net the pair of then! in cash, and under the divvy agreement this money was dis- tributed something as follows: Bres- ler, Spence for himself, and the; company, which goodliest knows needs the money badly enough, got what was left; in .other words, nbout Spence's ideas on insur- ance agweVto'V sr great extent-with to us "that the Utilities Board should investigate this company without delay. The charges are too serious to be overlooked. Whether hev are or not only an inquiry can establish. Every member of the Calgary Paint- ers' Union has enlisted, which prompts rbe Edmonton Bulletin ro remark: 'Anxious to help put on the finishing touches, no doubt." We had 11 millionaire towns in j Southern Alberta last year. Now we I are having some of those .millionaire days that make the millionaire towns. Bvery day sees considerably more ;han worth of wheat fall be- roreYhe binder. Just think of it. The Klondyke never had anything on that record. Alberta butter wins first prize at Ontario's biggest fair. A- few years ago Ontario used to ship so much butter to Alberta that the people thought we didn't make butter out here. Now these Ontarians find our hutter ao good that they would like to buy it regularly. Blow, breezes, blow. r Joinville and the grandson of I ouis XIV of 'Prance, died at his home, lu, the township of Sandwich East, Ont near the village of Tecumseli, clerk's office sh'ow that "more male children have lieen born there this year than female.- -Of until the end of August H12 we're males. _ Sieamur Jjaiatun. Sir Sam Hughes has secured the floated by the Canadian government News arrived in steamer Matatua Quebec that the was successfully services of John Roberts Allan, of Ot- tawa, to assist in securing a place in England as a cemetery for- Canadian soldiers. Hemorrhage.of the brain caused by a fall some time ago caused the death at the residence of her daughter, Chatham, of Mrs. Sarah' Joseph, at the age of 65 j-oars.- A. G. for. niahy years en- gaged in sheep ranching at .Maple Creek and prior to 'that ia the boot and shoe business in 'Winnipeg, died in California. Major W. K. Campbell, British artil- lery instructor at Curtiss field, died "aVBuffalo, from injuries received when The Baby IT n very easy lor a baby's skin to become chafed and sore cither from the bathing from garments that have lost their soltncw in the wash, and it always is a troublesome matter to keep nursing bottles and other utensils sweet and clean. The only safe way is to use the mildest, purest, whitest soap to be had. That is Ivory Soap. It is impossible to make soap of higher quality, no matter what the price may be. When you use it, that, so far as bathing and cleansing are concerned, you are doing your best to.keep baby healthy good-natured. IVORY SOAP (jSlI PURE FLOATS Procter Gamble Factories in Hamilton, Canada steamer Lord Strathcona from where she grounded off: the Newfoundland coast. Miss Grace daughter of the Rev I. Mover, of Guelph, has- accept- ed a position as director and teacher of household science in Ladies' college, St. Thomas Miss Mpyer recently graduated from aid institute, Guelph. The German Lutheran church, Lon- don, Ont., which, has liceu boarded up has been sold td the Greek Catholics of London, who, uniting tilth the Rus sian orthodox church members, .are about to institute a their Thos Wiikie. first secretary of the Toronto Y.M.C.A. died at Los Angeles. The body of Flight Liout. George S liogers, accidentally killed while fly- uis at Rugby, England. August 12, u-as given a military funeral at llarric. M I Gorman, of Ottawa, is.slated for a position on the bench. He is to succeed tbe late Judge Deacon oi Pembroke, as judge ot the county court. The Canadian board of grain com- missioners report that during the croi) year of 1015-1916 ending Aug- ust 31 bushels of-wheat oats and barley were shipped from Port Arthur and Fort William, against in the previous twelv- months The new mace for the bouse of commons will not. as was at flrst in- Pte-- Allan Henry Macdonald, eldest sou of the late Grant Macdonald, for- mer organizer and general .manager f the London and Canadian Loan and Vgency Oompauy, aiid of Mrs. Grant lacdonald, 109 Bedford road, Toronto. led iu St. Luke's [hospital, Ottawa. tended s w conlain a fragment of the old mace, which was destroyed in the life When the loss of. the mace was made known an offer ol a new bauble nas received from the lord mayor oi London, and accepted by the govern- ment, having lasted for eight weeks, the strike of members of the Opera toe Bakers' Union at Melbourne. Aus tralia against the night baking ol bread has come to an end. The strik ers who were'opposed not oilly by era closers, but also by a substantial sec tion of tbe DUblic which .demanded fresh hot bread, despite.all ings of doctors concerning digestion have virtually been defeated. .Baron Shaughnessy, the head ot the 0. P. R. 'is going to visit Calgary, the "centre of the universe." If the Baron really wants to see the things Calgary boasts about and hasn't got, and a real live prosperous city as well, let him come south to Lethbridge. He will be so' impressed with the city that he would consent to its change of name to ShaughnasBj' without any protest. Prompted no doubt by tbe political j campaign now in progress in British Columbia', the Greenwood Ledge gets off the fpllowing: "The politician is my shepherd; I shall not want any good thing during the campaign. He leadetu ine into the saloon for my vote's sake; he filleth my pocket with good cigars; my glass of beer runneth over. He preparet.li. my ticket for me in tbe presence of ray better judgment. Yes, though I walty through Ihe mud and vain to vote for him and shout my- self hoarse, when he is elected straightway he forgetteth me; lo, I meet him in his own office he knowetli me not. Surely the wool has been-.pu'.luu over mine eyes all the days of my Hie, and I will kick myself "The aales of Noblemen Cigara liaie, slice H WILII more trebled during the .past those'-it 'the" 'old-time conductor who three months. Have vou tried one tkrew the collections Into the air ;witU Public Opinion Dorit mush down in cream The first taste of New Post Toaatics the fact that something something arrived for the hfeakiast table. The secict 18 in the sclf-dcseloped flavor of pearly white Indian the of cream and sugar upon which other ilakcs have lo depend. Vml notice, too, the appearance of -New Post Toasties, particularly Ihe tiny "bub- bles' on the sin face of each flake. These bubbles, arc a dislingiyihinK feature-produc- ed bj the quick, intense heat of a new patented process of manufacture. New Post Toasties! do not "chaff" noi cnmible package, and they don't mush down in cream like other flakes. Thcy'io more substantial and arc altogether moic satislactorv than anj flakes that have preceded I he proof is in the your grocer send you a package. New Post Toasties Made in Canadian Piis-lum Ceieal Co.. Ltd., Windsor, Ont. Donald D. Smith, of Smitli Bros, ami Wilson, teatilled before the Hani- tain commiESiou as iiii expert' wit- ness called by cou'n'set' (or Lieut-Col. Uradsliaw. that, in'his "opinion, tho contract for the main" building.at the Battleford asylum 'ivaa: let'at in excess of its proper cost. Pointing to Our vertising The advertising in the Herald covers in a most .interesting and informative manner practically every form oj'-bumaii activity. What to huv, when to buy, and wlieie lo buy is important to one. This question is repeat- PC! and answered to tiie'readci's distinct advantage m the d.iily advertising oi the He laid. It is the day of tbe surxiral of the fittest, the day oi known val- ues. Tt is also the (lav oi clt'iciency in mnnaoement and the elimina- tion of waste. Tn oi'der for anv individual to plan rApei.ditiucs to his best all-round advantage lie must act with his ejcs open. And that _ is is just where spaper advertis- ing is valuable a help. It makes a great difference what you w hen you buy, and v here you buv. To be .sure of de-, ciding right and getting the best possible results be guided by the Herald's ;