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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - September 26, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta > THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20,'TSIB PAGE THREE THAT SON-IN-LAW OF PA'S By Wellington WW THE NATURALHl5T&pr W)U /)RE COhPIUKKr. DEAR? MOB GERMAN NEWSPAPER OFFICES IN BRAZIL: Rio Janeiro, Sept. 26. - Gefman newspapers at Porto Alegre, in the state of Rio Grande de Soul, early this week so aroused the populace by criticizing Brazilian affairs, that at tacks were made on the plants ot three newspapers. The plant of the Journal da Tarde, formerly the Vater-, land, according to reports received here, was wrecked and burned. HeAvy' police guards were thrown about the offices of the Gazeta Popular, and the Deutsche Volksblatt, and the crowd* were kept at bay until the excitement subsided. PATRIOTIC ACTIVITIES Champion, Sept. 24.-Mr. and Mrs. Gee. Lobban and family wish to tender their thanks and appreciation to tho people of town and country for the many piactieal expressions of sympathy during-their recent bereft ve-ment. , Mr. Ashmore is a visitor to Fernle this week. Mrs. Parker, who Tias spent several weeks with her slater, Mrs. George Stoddard, is leaving for her home in Toronto this week. Mr. W. Scott was a visitor to Leth-bridge last week'. We are pleased to report that Forest Coal is improving as well as can be expected. Messrs. Geo. Orr, Scott and McCul-, Joush motored to the hills west of Oliotoks Sunday. Alex reports thou-B::ads of fish in .the creek. Miss Clohessey, principal of the consolidated school is on the sick list this wselc. the party given by the local school ^tenchers Friday evening was a rare treat. So say the young people. .Mr. R, K. Mcltae of Vancouver is Vijlting his son this week. I). R. O'Neil of Winnipeg was a Viaitor in town Tuesday. Mrs. J. Jamieson and Mrs. R. Shea-re:- of Lethbridge were Champion visitors last week. J. D. Austia of Oakland, Cal., was a--[ Visitor in town Wednesday. T. Wilson of Chatham, Ont., was a Champion visitor Wednesday. , Pred King of Medicine Hat was a business visitor in town last week. John Peterson ot Cardston was a Champion visitor Friday. Baseball tournament, results: First /.game. Barons vs. . Stavely: Stavely proved too much for .the Baronites. Score 21 to 4 in favor of Stavely. Second game: Stavely vs. Champion. As usual Champion proved to be the champions' and won by a score of 3 to 0. .Women's Institute Notes. The child welfaro conference held in the church last Friday afternoon under tho auspices of the Women's Institute was largely'attended ^nd very much appreciated by all present. Rov. 12.. S. Bishop, 'secretary of the Child Welfaro league, talked for two hours during tho afternoon, and we could have listened two hours more-his address was so interesting and instructive. The evening session was equally instructive and interesting. Mr. Bishop spoke on "The Problems of Childhood," and handled his subject in a masterly way. During the evening Mr. George Campbell sang an appropriate solo. Mrs. A. S. Roberts acted as organist for the evening. Tag day in the interests ot the Child Welfare league under the directions of the local branch was a decided success. The following is an official report: Miss Patterson, 332, collected $24.60 Mrs, 'li.--.to. Groves,341........ 19.85 Mi*. N. M. St. Peter, 336.,... 115.65 Mrs. Geo. Orr, 337............, 13.71 Mrs. D. Chamberlain, 333.... 12.70 Mrs. A. W. Jopling, 331.._____ 3.95 Miss M. Brown, 334..........25 LAND FOR SALE f^VTien, Replying Mention TIib Meraltf)-WbU SALE-7-l section, 18 miles south"-east of Lethbridge, fenced, new buildings, two-thirds broken. Will sell the section or half-section. For price and terms write W. D. Johnston, Est-lim, Saak. 243-6 FOR SALE-290 acres^of oats, barley and wheat for sale, with privilege of feeding all winter. 190 acres cut and In shock, balance splendid feed. Will . feed 150 head of cattle and still have 2500 bushels of grain for market. $2000 buys, thiB. W. H. Rowan, 407 Riverdale Ave., Calgary. 241-6 IMPROVED HALF SECTION ?36,00 PER ACRE, near Red Deer, three and a half miles from loading station. In a district that has never fcnowri a crop faJlure. Fine house and outbuildings. No brush, no waBte land, 200 acres under cultivation. "Would take 1918 Dodge or other good car as part of flarst payment. P. O. Box 229, Red Deer, Alta. 243-12 WE WERE FORTUNATE in contracting for HAY AND FEED, price was right and both were cut right, and the good feeding qualities are there. Patterson, McKinnon & Bell, Union Bank Chambers, Phone 180-4, offer No. 1 upland hay, slough hay, oat feed, wheat feed, rough hay at bottom prices. Also can quote-brome grass seed and fall rye seed, good. Farmers-Government free freight application forms now on 238-6 Champion Red Cross quilt Room for Total...........................$90.71' Signed, MRS N. M. ST. PETER, Sec-Treasurer MRS. R. STARR, MRS. A. S; ROBERTS. Red Cross News. The last meeting of the Red Cross was held in the church Friday, Sept. 20. The following ladies were pro sont: Mrs. Jacobson, Mrs. W. Ulrich, Mrs. Mabel Sutton, Mrs. Ruth Harper, Mrs. H> R. Haddon, Mrs. Adams, Mrs. Manhard, Mrs. E. E. Harpe? Mrs. Lobban, Mrs. J. Harper, Mrs Clever, Mrs. Chamberlain, Mrs. G, Orr, Mrs. Hardisty, Mr3. McLain, Mrs Hyndman, Mrs. C. Roberts, Mrs. J Smith, Elzora'Philpott, Mrs. H. Jtfason Mrs. W. S. Philpott, Mrs. J. N. Beau bier, Mrs. Herbert, Mrs. R. S. Bond, Mrs. Johnson, Miss Brown, Mrs. V. Adams, Miss' M. Smith, Mrs. Gordon Mrs. Gill, Mrs. Cundall, Mrs. St Pe ter, Mrs. Jopling Jr., Mrs.. Jopling Sr. Garments completed -during the week- ^ Mrs. Cundal, 22 handkerchiefs; Mrs. Beaubier, 1 suit pyjamas, 2 knitted socks; Mrs. Hardisty, 1 day shirt; Mrs. Alcock, 6 pair bed socks, 1 dressing gown; Mrs. St. Peter, 20 .handkerchiefs; vMrs. Jopling, 20 handkerchiefs; Mrs. Llo^d, 24 face cloths, 1 day shirt, 12 handkerchiefs; - Mrs. Jacobson, knitted socks;. Mrs. Rev. Haddon, 3 face cloths; Mrs. Smith, J. trench cap; Mrs. Gill, 12 towels Mrs McLain, 1 trench eap; Mrs. Booth, I day shirts; Mrs. Slssons, 3 pair knit ted socks; Mrs. J. Cook, 2 pair knitted socks. At the baseball tournament the following was collected by, way qf tags: By Margaret Carlson........." $11.70 Elzora Philpott'............... 9.85 Misses Hawkins and Bullock.. 1.60 Ardena Roberts, Genevieve Harper......____.-r........ 1.30 Mrs. Bond .....____......30 Ella Lloyd, Jessie Orr..____'... . 6.70 Amount from names on Red Cross quilt.................. 13.00 ? ?' > ? ? ? ? ? > > ? > > ? ** * *** �* *5* * **' The most piteous paradox jpf the Great War is tills; that in unhappy Belgium, tho youngest are the oldest ia suffering. Twelve hundred thousand Belgian children are starving, but the pith of this appalling tragedy is that ten dollars is sufficient to provide for a Belgian child for a month, that ten dollars can purchase thirty days of life, and that often the bargain cannot be effected because the necessary money ia not to be had. The general rationing of the Belgian people provides for one bowl of soup and two slices of coarse bread, per person per diem. It is unnecessary to say by how much this is'insufficient to nourish the body of a growing xihild and to afford it some protection against the disease for which malnutrition paves an easy way of conquest. There are numerous charities in Belgium, all of which have for object the welfare of Belgian children, and all of which are almost entirely dependent upon the Belgian Relief Commis sion for the funds wherewith to carry on their .work. They are all hampered by air Insufficiency of funds. It has been a common sight, in many of the canteens established to provide special nourishment for debilitated children, to see the little tots, pleading and crying for food, removed from the food lines by canteen 'workers, not "because special nourishment was not all but essential for the preservation of their young lives, but because there were more urgent cases and-Insufficient food to provide for all. For four terrible years the Belgian Relief Commission has been striving to save the next, generation for Belgium. It has'"accbmplished wonders but child mortality' in the unhappy little kingdom is still exacting an awful toll. T,here Is but one restriction to the work done by the commission, and that restriction Is imposed by funds^ The people of Canada have it within their,power' to remove that restriction to a great* extent-to give, not money, but life to those children so .old in suffering. Contributions should' be forwarded to the local committee or to the central committee at 59 St. Peter Street, Montreal, Que. MUTUAL, The Alabama contingent was using the name.3 of Alabama towns for countersigns. On this particular night a sentry challenged an officer. He replied, "A friend with the countersign." Now tho sentry should have said, "Advance and give tho countersign," but he did not. He cocked his gun. The officer, hearing it, nervously exclaimed, "Aren't you going to advance me." "Advance hell!' answered the sentry. "If you don't say 'Birmingham' I'm going to shoot.' A few nights later this same con tingent of Alabamans were using the name of a French town, Armandvil-liers, as the countersign. A. soldier approaching was promptly challenged and answered, "A friend with the countersign." The sentry knew his duty. He called, "Advance and give the countersign." The , officer ap proached and, sheepishly scratching has head, said, "Durned if I ain't fer-got it!" "Sb hev I," said the sentry, "Pass, friend." ATTEMPT TO BLACKMAIL FAMILY OF J. P. MORGAN Lansing, Mich.-Charged "with an attempt to blackmail tho family of J. P. Morgan to the amount of $20,000 by UBe of the tnalhi, J. B. Thorn, fifty years old, janitor'' of a local newspaper building, was t.rrestod by the government authorities here last night/after an investigation extending over a period of,more than fifteen months. Thorn's arrest, according to officers who were engaged on the case, clears up one of the most unique cases of attempted blackmail in'Uielr experience. Accprding to officers, the first of the series of letters, addressed to Mrs. James Nichols, daughter of Mr. Morgan, at her home, -Glen Cove, L.I., was received_by her eighteen months ago. In It the writer purported, to be representing a gang in such close touch with the Morgan family that it- had been able to Inoculate the entire family with a germ which would produce death within three years. The letter went so far as to assert that the death of J. P. Morgan, Sr., had been caused by this Inoculation. The plan., it was said, was to sell to Mrs. Nichols the antidote for the germ. Thorn was unable to furnish $10,-000 bail, and will be taken to De^ troit today by a United State's marshal. GAZETTED TO STAFF London, Sept. 26.-Major W. J. Hunter, Manitoba, Is gazetted to the staff vice Lieut. E. I. Peacoch, Manitoba, resigned. NEW MOTOR SCHOOL FOR LETHBRIDGE WE WANT 100 MEN at onre to learn to operate and repair automrblles, stationary and tractor gasoline engines; day and evening classes; we '.rain you by actual practice; our own free employment office will help yon choose a position after completing, as chauffeur, mechanic, tractor engineer, or transport operator; special offer to first 10 who join us; write or '-.all for free catalogue. HEMPHILL'S MOTOR .SCHOOL Brandies at-Edmontou, Saskatoon, Re gina and Winnipeg. Old Palace Garage, 2nd Ave. S. Lethbridge, - - ^ Alberta. 231-0 I MUST CONVERT CLERICAL PARTY Copenhagen, Sept. 26.-The Berlin Tageblatt, a copy of which has been received here, reports that the clerical party at a conference decided to reject the program of the Socialists. The clerical organ, Germania, contains no such statement. The.Socialist organ, Vorwaerts, says it understands the clerical party does not favor the1 Socialist demands. "If that is the case," says Vorwaerts, "the realization of our program will have to be postponed until such time, as the clerical opposition is overcome." SEPARATE 'SEALED TENDERS addressed to the undersigned, and endorsed "Tender for Service Building, Military Hospital Buildings, Calgary (Sarcee)", etc., as the case may be, will be received until 12 o'clock noon, Tuesday, October 15, 1918, for the construction of Service Building, Surgical Building, Active Treatment Wards, Administration Building and Convalescent Ward, Military Hospital, (Sarcee) Calgary, Alta. Plans and specifications can be seen and forms of" tender obtained at the offices ofHhe Chief Architect, Department of Public Works, Ottawa, the Resident Architect,. Calgary, Alta., and the Superintendent of Military Hospitals, Beveridge Bldg., Calgary. Tenders will not be considered unless made on the forms supplied by the Department and in accordance with the conditions set forth therein. Each tender must be accompanied by an accepted cheque on a chartered bank payable to the order of the Minister of Public Works, equal to 10 p.c. of the. amount of the tender. War Loan Bonds of the Dominion will also be accepted as security, or war bonds and cheques if required to make up an odd amount. By order, R. C. DESROCHERS, Secretary. Department of Public Works, Ottawa, September 21, 1918. Ad R-3 NOTICE In the matter of The Court ot Confirmation of the Tax Enforcement Return of the Municipal District of Flowery Plains No. 33. Take notice that His Honor Judge Green of the Judicial District of Medicine Hat, will at tiie sittings of the court at Etzikom, on Wednesday, Oct. IGth, 1918, confirm the Tax Enforcement Roll of the Municipal District of Flowery Plains No. 33. Dated at Etzikom this 13th day of July, 1918. ROBERT GARDNER, Secretary Treasurer of the Municipal District of Flowery Plains No. 33. Ad G TO RENT TO RENT-Piano, apply McLean Transfer, 305 6th St. South. 242-6 0?O RENT-Store 'to rent corner 4th Ave. and 11th St. South. Apply Ter-rill Floral Co.'  * 235-0 TO RENT-jA 7-roomed fully modern house -in Duff addition. Apply 1255 4th Ave. S, phono 189G. 241-0 TO RENT-Two furnished housekeeping rooms, fitted with gas. Apply 645 11th St. South. 240-6 TO RENT-Unfurnished house, 3 or 4 bedrooms on south side, by Oct. 1st. E. F. Layton, 1108 7th Ave. S. 242-6 Nursing Mission PURE FRESH MILK From tuberculosis-tested cows 1-Anyone requiring such milk for babies may do bo daily. The milk is free to those who cannot pay for it, and at coat to those who can. DRAYING Of AH Kinds WesternTransferCo, Limited SfflU C, P. R. FrsIgM ��U PHONES OfflM> ......11*> Stasias ........-.. 1M4 . TO RENT-Nicely furnished bedrooms in fully modern house, close in. Apply 534 6th St. South. Phone 1296. . ~ 240-0 TO RENT-Board and room for>oung lady, in family of three. Close to car line. Apply Herald Box No. 21. Phone 1519. 241-6 TO RENT-Two furnished bedrooms, one room suitable for two, nice rooms for winter. Apply 642 5th St. South. 240-6 TO RENT-6-roomed house fully modern, 937 13th St. S. Immediate possession, $22.00 per month. Apply N. B. Peat & Co., Phone 570 or 1433. 243-6 TO RENT-Furnished light housekeeping rooms, also furnished bedrooms, by day or week. Apply 319 5th Ave. S., or phone 1276. 243-6 TO RENT-Storage space for 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 9th St. South. . ,'. 239-0 Vulcanizing! Have your tires and tubes repaired at the Central where you get dollar for dollar's worth ot service and all our work guaranteed. Sectional, Blowouts, Rimcuts, Spots and Kettle Re. treading a specialty. Central Vulcanizing and Tire Service Station Rear of Dallas 227-0 TO RENT-House, stable and' building,, suitable for store house on the corner of 8th Ave. and 12th St. South. Apply C. Matchett, 210 16th St. North, or phone 1779. " 238-6 TO RENT-A splendid room in a nice, quiet home, "convenient to car line, lady companionable, one holding position in office or store preferred. Apply 1256 6th Ave. A. S. 241-6 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. Oor. 4th Ave. and 10th St.,"*. Phone 547. TO RENT-Desirable house keeping suite of three rooms, modern kitchen, living room with private balcony, bed room and bath room. References exchanged. Possession Oct. 1st. Apply Box 76, Herald. 240-6 NOTICE TO OWNERS OF VACANT HOUSES New Departure, PATTERSON, McKlNNON & BELL, "THE HOUSEMEN" ' Phone 1804. Owing to having such a large number of clients wanting houses we will rent free of charge to the owner. Also to owners' of apartments, no charge. Houses for sale. Rents collected. 232-0 a few more Carmangayites. The quilt up to date has 185 25-cent names and '54 $1.00 nameB. There are stlirio $1 spaces and 30 25-cent spaces vacant. Let's finish this thlug up. Hand in your names to the president. Do your bit for the Prisoners-of-War Fund next Saturday. , Please overlook any omissions in the Red Cross notes this week.as the president' has M*ji Astra busy. WANTED! ALL MEN TO KNOW THAT THERE IS TROUBLE in C.P.R. Freight Dept. In Yard Office Dr. A.T. Spankie M.D., CM. EYE. EAR, NOSE AND THROAT SPECIALIST Office rooms 121-122 New P. Burns Building, Corner 8th Av3. and 2nd St. East, Calgary. Office Phone M2848 � Residence Phone M2077 Interne and House Surgeon, Manhattan Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital, New York City, 1911-1914. Specialist to Calgary School Board #{EtE.CTK!CAL/jV i^SUPPUESti AND ALL KINDS OF , ELECTRICAL WORK W. L McKENZIE & CO. Phone 637 706 3rd Ave. S. PUBLIC NOTICE -----fru. J THE ROY N ELECTRIC Electrical Contracting at all kinds. Agents for the /World Famous Delco Light Country wiring a specialty. 618 4th Avenue Box 334  Phone 735 PLEASE KEEP AWAY ,.'Jtii>J Secretary of Freight Handlers and Clerks AUCTIONEER Long experience in stock and farm machinery. Sales conducted in any part of Alberta. P. LA VALLEY COALDALE, ALBERTA For Dates and Rates Call The Dowsley Land Agency, Lethbridge; Phone .1809 ' L A. H. Roosa Draylng and' Baggage Transfer to All Parts of the City. 1 Try Us. Charges Reasonable. Baggage delivered day and night. Leave orders at Lethbridge Clothing Store 114 Fifth Street South.- Res. Phone.....1869 Store Phone-----1450 NOTICE is hereby given that, under tho Imperial Army Act, a soldier o� the Regular Forces cr.nnot be placed under stoppages of pay for a private1 debt. If the Inhabitants resident witSiJ* this district suffer soldiers of the Permanent Force or Canadian Expeditionary Force to contract