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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 7, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta PACE THE LETHBRIDGE OAltT HERALD WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 1915 She letbbrtoge fteralb Blberta DAILY AND WIEKLV. SU1SCRIPTION RATES: Daily, delivered, per year..... Sf.OO Unlly, by mail, per year..----- 3.00 Weekly., by mail, per year----- 1.00. RICKED UP IN SSING FOR THE BUSY' TELEPHONES: Business Ofllce Cd'torial Office r- W. A. Buchanan Johr. Torran" Managing Director Business Manager Four incu dcait as n result ol .slinoliiij; iifllay iu ;i luggini; ramp near Sergeant Irvine. 01 Gleichcn. 1ms hecu appointed iciiisuur of aliens in ralgan. i l-.'rauK Ciairell, [iiriner, his wife I and tun- father living in the Moose Jaw (lislrii-t, tln'ir lives in an acddrnt in a private coal mine. j Crtucn by jealousy, the wife oi Dr. I T. K. Sheltielil oi Hlakcley. Cla.. shut jhira dead on the street. j t.. chief Dominion THE WAR SITUATION TODAY The campaign in Hie Carpathians continues to hold Ihe foreground in the details that come through from the front. The light llie'iv is develop- ing considerably in favor of llie Rus- sians. They are reported io be hold- ing the DuklB and the Lupkon- passes. and are slowly about io get possession of Uie third important pass, thai oi Uzsok. Fighting is already being carried or. to a small exteu; on the outskirts of ihe plains of Hungary. "With Galicia more strongly in iheir hands, thun in tlieir previous attempt to cross the Carpathians, the outlook for the latest Russian effort appears to be most encouraging. The tight in the Carpathians is "bound io be one of the- severest iu the campaign. The stnige'e, how- ever, will be easier to the stronger party now than in Hie previous ones, insom-jch as the milder weather will have cleared the passes of the snow drifts. With tlie posi- tions occupied by the Russians they hold tlie vantage ground, and the re- sult so far as they are concerned should not ilic in doubt. fruit inspector for Canada west, is ---------------------1 dead ut his home, in SI. Catharines i after an illness nf one year. Limited, of Belleville. sti-m-cii a contract for I making IS-pmmil high explosive shells for artillery purposes. Colonel Robinson l.yndhursi .nore. formerly .district officer com- manding military district No. 11, died at Vancouver recently. Mrs.' Klfie I.efliiipvcll. (UlTie Darl- au.actress, died on the stage at St. Louis last niRhl while playing iu "It's a 1.0115 Hay Tipperaiy." Tlie end of the liscal customs year, March 31st, 1915, shows an increase at the Hort of Oshawa of over the same period oi one year ago. A dohblc fllncral took place when Mr. Ales. Chhttcrson. SO, who (tied at his home in Colborne. and his son, W. G. -Chjucrsou, 52, who dieil in! Coboure Hospital, were interred. Kic.ha'id Wilson, alias "Dick the; was given fifteen years for! attempting to municr Policeman O'Dowd, Montreal, who is going blind as a result oi being shot- by Wilson......... Sam Buchanan, Superintendent ol ..Hie C, P. It.- upper'lakes steamship [service, announced to a-small coterie oi .marine oflicials at Fort McXicol, the- severance of his connection with the C. P. It. Eleven men lust their lives as" the SAVE THE BOULEVARDS Lethbridge prides herself on her parks and her boulevards. But' there are some citizens who do. not share that pride, and are doing their best to mar the city's beauty by taking the short cut across, instead of the long way round by the sidewalk. Citizens interested in a beauiiful Lethbrldge will back the Chief of Police If be starts a campaign to stop the despoli- ation. Let him station a man at some point where the bylaw ts broken a hundred times a day, gather in a few victims, and teach them that-the short cut is the longest by five and costs. The Herald agrees in advance to print the names of the victims in a promin- ent place so that he who runs may read. Save the boulevards. GRAFT AND -BOOTS The sordidness revealed in the hoot investigation committee, now in ses- sion at Ottawa, will waken people; if they have the interests of Canada at heart, to a realization of the duplicity which has all along attended the awarding of contracts for. army sup- plies. Here is a story told on the stand at Monday's session of the coin- Charles E. Slater, not a manufactur- er, was on the patronage list of the minister oi Mlliiia. Who Charles EL Slater is or 'Khar, he has ever done for his country, no one very much cares. But the fact remains that he on the patronage.committee, and was In line a fat rake-off on some contract or other, it didn't matter what. He wasn't a manufacturer, any way. Boots were called for. Half an hour before the-tendera were to be opened Slater put in a lender 2% cents per pair lower than any of the other ten- ders thy chance) "acd secured the work for Louis of Que- bec. Gauthler, Ltd.. sold Slater the shoes for 13.27 a pair. Slater scak- ed the government 13.85 a pair. The difference, 58 cents a pair, went into the pocket of Slacer because he hap- pened to be on the minister of MI1- itia'B patronage list. MaJor-Generai Sam may declare in stentorian tones that the man who sup- plies rotten boots to Canada's boys-at the front ought io be shot. Is there any very great difference between supplying rotten boots and a rotteu May of buying boots. It's rotten all to the core. The gov- ernment at Ottawa that is so loyal, stands for that line of graft. Probably it doesn't sar outright: "Sure. Slat- er's little graft was ail right but it winks at like. Sixteen thousand dollars went into Slater's pocket, thai should have been put into decent shoes for the first con- tingent. That's what the government is doing 'with the money being voted for war without opposition protest. Can 'anycne accuse the opposition of disloyalty, if, after observing the truce as they did during the war session last August, they raise their voices in pro- test against such reckless graft as has been exposed this session? Prisoners of war: Russian vodka, French absinthe. Will Great Britain's John Barleycorn 'be next? result of an explosion oi black damp Green [orrner harbor master oi Vancouver, and Captain Allen MacXab, aged 71, for a long time, in the trans-Pacific service oi the Canadian Pacific, died Vancouver. in a fire which destroyed -their home at Clav City, Ky., William Lairson, 27 his children, Oliver and Inez Lairson, aged 5 and -1 respec- tively, and his" housekeeper, were jurned to death. Pierre Valade, found guilty of the necessary to taiK prumuiLiuu uuu manslaughter of'Ida Robinson, prohibition, the object to be gained by teen-year-old girl, whose body was tne T0te Tas whether the Council was found beneath his bedroom window, I in favor of letting things remain as was sentenced in the Montreal Assize they are, or to do away with .the. public Court to twelve years in the pent- of liquors. The'result of tentiary; .-.--j .The Standard Oil Company, of York; yesterday announced a reduc- tion of 15 points in. the price of re- for e.Nport, making cases' cents per gallon; tanks cents and standard white in bar- rels, 7.60-cents. Resolutions asking for prohibition of liquor traffic, in during tlie war, were passed in evan- gelical churches in Frederictou Sun- Hard times seem to be soft .pickings for'the gentlemen on Major-General Sam's patronage list. Germany has S. Italian boats, Scandinavian boats, boats of almost every neutral. Her piracy will not tend to strengthen the neutrality of neutrals in her fa- vor. A CUP OF COFFEE may mean almost anything-----Good, Bad or Indifferent. But a cup of SEAL BRAND COFFEE People's Forum "UTS HOOTS" THE TRADES COUNCIL AND PROHIBITION ol on explosion ui u.iuif i IE Shoal Creek coal mine; near Editor, Herald: Would you kindly find ivillc, 111. Approximately iOO space for the following: A little over others who had just entered (he, mine Tv.dos reaped. Captain" Malcolm' McLcod, aged SO, two weeks ago, the Lethbridge Trades and Labor Council took a vote on resolution brought In hy the Bartend- ers' and Brewery Workers' unions, jointly. On the -publication of the re- sult of that vote quite a commotion occurred. But by what- 1 have seen and heard the pith of the resolution has been lost sight of. What was em- bodied in the appeal was "Liberty of thought speech and action, and the right to live." These 'lour objects rg o wereisaid to be assailed by the pr posed "prohibition." Although it w necessary to talk prohibition and anti- showed, that the Council wished things to remain as they were, and "they en- dorsed the uuita! two locals. the action of the Council should not be misrepresented. If ihe parties who 'wish for a change had mustered a two-thirds majority vote, the-resomtion would have been taken from the table and not discuss- ed and the matter dropped, but instead the resolution waa put to the Council, the result was unanimous for leaving things as they are. would. js'ow lo suo-ft- the'fairncss of the pro- their and to help remove any griev- ance, the undersigned undertook to lay' anil it" announced that An- glican church congregations -----1H consider similar resolutions at annual "Easier meetings unct- me Col. W. .C. G. Armstrong, ol Cal- for a reconsideration of the ques- gary, officer commanding the 103rd, and if possible to get another -egiment, has just received notifica- j After two meetings had passed, [ion of his appointment to what will [nis C011id only he done by a mover EO down "in Canadian, history as the j seconder who voted with the ma- T6th battalion. This new military jorfty which included all who were unit will be recruited in Calgary just present at the former meeting, the as soon as the. necessary arrange- presjdent. excepled. After I had ei- raents can be made. plained the stand and for what pur- posel wished reconsideration, 1 filled to get a seconder, and, therefore, the matter had to be dropped. Let us consider what Is union la- bor's greatest Can we view 'with .pleasure tha.pros- pect of more numbers being added to that great army. Have our fond friends brought forward a remedy to provide work for the members of the two unions In question, if they are thrown out of work, o'wing io the pro- posed change? We are not forgetting what is happening in other lines at the same time. Itev. G. H. CobMedlck gives figures which need not be disputed] but we look for results. He says: "If the cap- ital taken up by the liquor trade was put into tlie iron and steel trade, three and one-half limes as many would find employment; if in bread, six times; if in boots and shoes, eight times; if in the clothing Industry 15 times, and in these it would nay to 10 times more to the wage-earners." Unfort- unately, a'il these lines at the present have all the help they can make use of, and there ia little chance for our brothers who are in the liqucr line. But let our fond friends try: they may yet find a way out of the diffi- culty; even the Labor Councl 'Jis will- OTTO WEDD1GEN Commander, of the .11-29- whbh navigator. He commanded the U-31 which sanlc the Hague, Aboukir and: for which.he was decorated the Emperor. It is understood he also sank the Hawke. Lately in the "U-29 he has-sunk-four -British nnd one French ship off the Scilly Isles. He was ,-coo.rteoufl and always warned tlie crews of the vessels he destroyed. united. The Labor Federation is not an organization, but a federation of organizations, each of which has its own government. They are held to- gether by a moral obligation, a spirit of mutual assistance. The public of Lethbridge can Judge whether we have so acted. If the minority had taken a stand the. strength of their GEorje Lane is busti- cls' of ssed grain in the ground this I spring to show- his'faijji- tn. 'Alberta. Setd grain .liwiiifs' money" add' money Salts, .Mr. -Lise's imoBt; la tilting loud enough to make evtn UK niits beu. For Men, Women uid Children Any tind of Shoes BLACK. WHITE, TAH 1 In 1 (Ivel tht of Cartoon by James Frlsc. vote would have been recorded. Now the tiucstion is settled as ,far as the Council is concerned. may be thankful that the 'public are iakins some Interest in the labor movement. AVe cau give the assurance, that there is no coercive methods used by the Trades and Labor Council: The fight for prohibition will go on outside the meetings oi' the Council. It is said that the antis are goingrto take Leth- bridge hy storm. As fpr the mem- bers of organized labor, there is per- fect freedom of inclination, in'regard to political opinions, religious views and'domestc duties, nnd that Is more than can be said If any other move- ment. Yours very truly, J. M. RITCHIE, Organizer. THE GERMANS AND THE GHURKAS BRUTISH SHIPS HAVE SUPPLY BASE. AT N.Y. Xew York, X.Y., April Field Malone, collector of-the port, charged last night., that British cruis- ers patrolling alcug the coast cf the United States, had been violating the neutrality law, by coaling and tailing on supplies from.vessels putting out from the port of New York- Jlr. Hal- one says he expects to bring the sub- ject before the Federal grand jury. PERHAPS IT'S THE KIDNEYS that are making you feel [f so, von can cas-ilj tell.. If lead ieels dull and if your iaclc hurls nearly all the lime if 3'our appetite is poorly and your iongue is coated if the untie aurns, is highly colored and offen- sive in odor if you nolice a brick dust deposit or mucus iirint; after standing over night lh.e'u you certainly have somelljing (lie matter with your Kidneys. Get Si, Sauvcnr. Cfly. "For a lonp T had bccn.'uHennr from the KiJneyi and I'ains in my BqA and Limbs. 1 have tricJ several remedies ivilboLt ICCCJM. After ii.iin? Gin Pills I was liered of my paioi and now I am pcrfi-rtly [red, and due entirely to Gin Mrs. J. GUY. Gin Pills are "Made in Canada" and sold by all dealers at GOc. a bor, 0 for 50. Sold in U.S. under the name "GINO" Pills. Write us Tor free trial treatment. National Draft and 01 Ctiudi. Limited, (An English Exchange) The old saying, "There were giants in those needs revision. There are giants In these days. .Also dwarfs, fn tiie history of war no Navy and no Army have shown finer qualities than the fighting services of Britain today. The Indian troops are getting into their stride. The work of the Gurkhas in the trenches is fine, new and suc- cessful. They prefer their kukris to their rifles. Eye-witnesses tell me that preparatory to a night-sta'iklng expedition against the enemy, tlie Gurkha takes his pats it, strokes it tenderly, and lays it down in the trench by the side of a trusted British comrade. Then a party of 30 or -10 Gurkhas leave the trenches. In the lull between volleys the British in the trenches hear a squeaking and a groaning of Germans. Then the tri- umphant Gurkhas return to the trenches smiling and happy, with a string of German ears threaded on u cord round their waists. Germans who are "scuppered" by the Gurkhas are the men who kill nnd muti'iate British nnd Indian wounded. In" a recent engasenient the British had to give 'way a few hundred yards and leave tlielr wounded behind them. When the ground was recovered ev- ery wounded soldier was not only kill- ed but mutilated beyond recognition In the nameless and horrible methods prescribed by the gospel of "Fright- _ fulness." If we are to win this war j c must give more men to-Lord Kit- chener here -nnd now. To get nora" men it is necessary- Lo burn the facts relating to the modern ALtMa-and._ms. hordes Into the" minds and imiiglnatlon of the-British, Irish and Indian races. FATHER 'GOGNA'C DEAD Windsor OnL, April Hev. FaLher Cognac of the staff of Assump- tion college. Sandwich, and a Ccv'e- most classical scholar, is dead of cer- ebro spinal meningitis. 0IYSPEPTIC mm in By Taking ''Frult-a-tlws" Says Gapt. Swan Life is very miserable to Oiwe who suffer with Indigestion, Dyspepsia. Sour Stomach uiul Hilioiisness. This lellcr from Captain Swau (one of ihe beat known akippcra the Great J.njtea') lulls how to get quick relief from Klomnuli Trouble. IHmwKlL; Qyt., May SUi, 1913. iimn lias ii poor chiucq of living .ami enjoying life when lie cannot eit. That was what was wroiig with me. Loss of npiielitq indigestion was brought on hy Constipation. I hive had trouble with tiiese diseases for years. I lost ft great deal of flesh nnd suffered constantly. Ifor the last couple of years, I have tn ken "I'niil- H- Lives" mid hnVe.bceii3Q plcsssd with the results thai I have recommended them on iniiiiy occasions to friend i ncquaintances. I nin sure Lliui "1'ruil- a-hves" Have helped me greatly. Ily .following the diet rules and taking direct ions, uny person wiUi Dyspepiia will gel "I'nril-a-lives" arc sold by all dealers at 500. n box 6 for or trial 25C. or sent postpaid on receipt of price by Pruit-a-Livcs Limited, Ottawa. LUCKY STRIKE NEWS Tliora was elvcn In Lucky Strike llu'll on J'tJclay evening, April 2, by Uiu Literary Society, a play en- yitlcd PAN ii .Mistake." heforo the largest gnlherlnn cvoV assembled In tlioVhn.ll: .The ladies' were atl- inlruhly taken by Mrs. Frank Gordon, .1.' P Mrs. Gladys Rmlersnl and .Miss Sarah Horn. Tha gentlemen !n the cast ware Messrs. Frank- Gordon, .Mliic SLorrustfl. Tom Donovan and Hoy Whitney.- The clev- er, ingenuity iu constructing n mod era tilnge deserves a .word, of com me Dilation. ..Following the.piny u .y.lolln solo "wua k-ondcred by Hans and the ".News boys'. Cliorus" the opera, was cleverly rendered by. Messrs. Frank Gordon, Roy "Whitney, .7. P. Cnrringlou and Mike Storruate. Following the evening's entertain- ment a delightful supper was served, a fitting close to a charming winter of social enjoyment. ALLAN LINE THE POPULAR PIONEER LINE REDUCTION IN II. CABIN RATE, J50 All Steamers ST. JOHN TO LIVERPOOL Calling at Halifax One Day Lalir. S.S. COHSICAN..........Apr. 21 S.S. HESPERIAN 30 Excellent Accommodation avall- nble Iu All Cliiaes- Tickets can be purehai'ed-ln. Cin- ada and all arrangement! mud! for passengers from Great Britain and Europe. Full Information from your local S. S. or R. R, Agent, or W. R. ALLAN, Gen. N.W. Ajt. WINNIPEG. OF CANADA No Fear of Losing Inr Hoity When Travclllii If you'carry it in the Travellers' CheqiM issued by the Union Bank of Canada. No one' can 'cash Ihem .wilhout your slfMliia. 'issued in denominations ol 510, 350; anS value in foreign currencies plainly staled on Ihe (ace. .Accepted .at full value at holds, ticket offices and business plscw gwwfilJj throughout the world. G. R. H. E. SANDS, Acting Manner LETHBRIDGE BRANCH GRAS3Y LAKE BRANCH PRZEMYSL, SCENE WHEN BELIEVED BY AUSTKIANS Tito crowds shown above are now replaced-r.jy-OfblRiiMlan urniy of ocbiipallon. The? picture-was taken on Oct. 20lh last when the siege woa temporarily nifcf'sliows the welcome .offorded a relief force sent into the cHr by the AiiBlrlans. The Austrian commander, (Jen. F. M. ;I.-Voii Kusmaney, who now surrenders, appetre on a bal- cony on ;