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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 7, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HiS'RALD FRID/VY, APRIL 7, lOlfi XctJ)brlDoe, tUbcrta OAJUY AND WEEKLY Subscription Rates: Dailf, delivorQd, per week .. Daily, delivered, per yt-ar Ually, b7 mail, per yt>ar---- JVg�kJjr, by mail, per year .. ... lOo ...$5.00 .. $3.00 ...51.00 TELEPHONES Business Office ............... ISoI Editorial Otflce ............... I--* W. A. Buchanan John Torranco UanagiUB Director Business .Manager KED CKOSS AMJU r.AXCi: USED AS FUNERiVL GAK Vour King and. CouiiU-yMeea You Kight Now ftOU.ND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR j The capture by the British of the ^ last oSstacio la iho way of tlio relief j of General Townshentl's forces at Kut Kl Aniara is reported by General Lal:e In charge of the present movements j ia Mesopotamia, and tliis Is looked ; upon as the most iinportaal news of j the war for some time. It is reported | that tills vlotorr will menu au early i )relioviiig of Townshead's forces. In the vicinity of A'erdun the French 4iav^ captured a large portion of the German lines. ' The fifth air raid in six nights took �place 'over Britain on Wednesday night b.ut was brought abruptly to an end by the effective work of the British air defences. Three Zeppelins took part in the raid but the damage j cansedf was negligible compared to former raids. The bombardment by : '� 33ritish' guns was eo effective as to ; ' tlrive off the airships Tjefore they had ' an opportunity of getting in their ;  deadly �work. The Germans claim to:  Jiave damaged a battei*y of guns north ; ot Hull, in the air mid, and also to Share damaged some factories. More peace agitation, li reported j iiom Turkey. Famine has become �widespread in A�ia Minor and the ^ilrks have had about enough of �war. The soldiers aro Urltlsh. aud the fuutral is that of a Serbian officer. ley's charges are made Is evidence that ho has ao substantiating evidence behind him. If Dr. Stanley can name spoeiflc instances In which specific persons had improper dealings with any Alberta cabinet minister, the Herald is sure that Premier Sifton would grant an enquiry, and tae Herald would ho one of ths tirst to demand that such be done. Spring is here once more, joyously cry the � spring poets and the milliners. The example of the two Magrath teachers -who gave up splendid positions with the public school staff, to join the colors, is one th^t should Inspire maiiy a young man who hitherto has felt that the professional career before him should not be interfered .Willi by th� King's call. RICKED UP IN ASSINGCZZZl FOR THE BT7SY MAN Ontario's prohlhjtion act will allow the sale ot native �\vines on the premises where manufactured. The Dcraaroy Fai'ma, Limited, has been given a provincial clittfter. 'w^lth a capital stock of-^SO.OOOjSend headquarters at Calgary. The Rev. EdTfard Lyiteitbn, headmaster of Eton College,.EJd^., has resigned. His resignation wUI take effect nest Christmas, "As � far as I am- , ccincemed; the dealings of the sh^U pomjnittee were absolutely sciuars.'l'safii.Jaen," Sir Alex Bertram when interyieiwed at the Queens hotel, at Torqatp...-.: frHE BRITISH VICTORY IN MESOPOTAMIA The most cheering news that- Brl-1 '�tain has had for some time, and the j most important war news from the nlHes' standpoint, aside from t�.i French victories at Verdun, 'Is the announcement of the victory of Gen. Lake's forces la Mesopotamia, in the capture of tlio Cnar obEtacle to'the ' relief of Gen. Townshend's forces j �which have been beleaguered in Kiifj _E1 Amara for the past several months. Gen. Towashend's expedition towards Bagdad has come near to finding a place among the disait^rsot the �war, and Uie news of Gen. JLake's victory will cause a widMpreod relief over Britain. Canadians hare more than a general interest in the successes" of Gen'eral Lake; He was at one time Inspector-, general of forces here; and is a brother of Lieut.-Govemor Lake of Saskatchewan. Something You #!ave ;60ME CONTRASTS IN GRAFT CHARGES ~ Conservative newspapers in Alberta ^ -Ure contrasting the attitode of Pre-i mier Borden of Canada, who lias consented to grant an enquiry Into certain shell contracts, with the altitude of Premier Sifton of Alberta, who re-tuees to grant a royal commission for the Stanley charges. The Conservative journals might carry the contrast a few stops further. They might show how Premier �Borden persistently refused to grant 11 royal commission or any other kind of an enquiry Into shell gra,�ti3. In spite of the speciflo charges made on the floor of the house time after time, Hiitil the charges became so serious ;i-"thal the pressure of the honest men Xil his party forced him "to give the -commlsBlon. And they might remind the puliiic that Premier Sifton per-ilBtentli' refused to grant a royal com-jnlsslon on charges that were not iflharges hut merely a pack of Inslnua-�^tlons �with no deflnlteness whatever, These newspapers might contrast the  charges made by Mr, Kyte in the Commons, �which -were specific in everj' Instance, aaming persons, amounts and oven dates la particular deals in which graft was alleged, witli the charges made by Dr. Staaley in ;|he Alberta legislature, which are 'l^lanket charges naming nobody in ]^artloular and no amounts and no details of any kind, and which were BPTung la tho house on a wild chance ?>'that Premier Sifton might be foolish '' enough to grant.B royal oommisaloa, '(�Under which, with legal authority, tho If' > �I'jopposltlon might go _flahlng abo,ut among the  dopartmants and depart jiieJital employeep in a desperate hope tliat they might And something la tho The Biggest MusicaiMit : in Months : Hear it Play a Lovely Waltz and Stirring March on Victor ^ Record 17928 Other April Victor Records JUST OUT ' FOUR TEN-INCH, DOUBLE-SIOED VICTOR RECORDS-9C CENTS FOR THE TWO SELECTIONS I Leva You, That's One Thing I Know William .Barnes Always Be Honey to Me Albert Campbell-Henry Burr 17970 That Soothing Symphony ' Those Good Old Days Back Home fVlaria, Mari Manzanillo American Quartet American Quartet 17972 McKee Trio McKee Trio 17939 Olive North Olive North 17956 V If' m I feature of :0 �minutes, later, according to' a statement made by Dr. A'..T. Grandmason, attending physician. , The "uB^ of the atetiioscope failed to show" Bl^s of Ufa,-when the baby If as born, hi.t Jr.. Grandmason'breathed into its' ifiouth'-ciiaBtahtly for 20 miauies, aud then the" iiifarit gasped. The 'p^ulmetor was then applied, and at the end of 29 more minutes, the phy.siciaa declares, the baby was breathing normally. The Canadian Bank of Commerce at Toronto has recei\'ed a letter from its manager at Dawson, "Yukon Territory, in which it said that the police patrol returaing from McPherson and Herschel Island has brought hack $401 subscribed to the patriotic fund by loyalists on tho coast tit the Arctic Ocean. A number of Indian nam�s are on the list, including an Eskimo chief, Chlkchllacok, who' is down for $20 to the fund and $2 to the Belgian relief fund. More than $62,000 have been subscribed to the various patriotic funds by the people of Dawson and vicinity. That the allies liave established a semi-blockade on fiiise teeth was revealed at tho opening of the annual exhibit of the Dental Manufacturers' club at Chicago. Shop-made molars from America are allowed to be shipped through noutrai countrlea to Germany, but only after United States parcel post packages containing the "store teeth" have been opened aad every bicuspid and molar examined.. As more than two tons of teeth aris being shipped to Europe every month, tlie job of inspecting the separate teeth is like counting kernels of corn. The manufacturers reported that the ! demand for American-made teeth has increased enormously In Europe since the war began. "The thing Ihut iioi'x Iho. farthest la iiutkiiuj hiffi worlh-wliilv. That coals (he laist, and iloe.i Ihii rnoxl l.i just a pIcaMitt si�Uc." .\TAV.\YS .smile;-it's llu; bosl hii'i" iiisiii-unt;o in Iho wcirlil! 1( roi^s'HO ]/ITTryK itnci it re/�r/w HO MUGfr to ;,^et sr'nik- liiibil, lor � wvy few tloUiirs On.sli will tiO^e to your home the ijrKah'sl amik-producer rvrr iii-umUi'd. The VI(groR-VIGtROLA ruul oin'u yuii haVu it in your hoiiso, you'll wiw- the .iinilc that won't i:oiiic off, I'ur it ot't'ors iimusp-nu'rit of all kitnls iit alltiiues: souj;, chorii.'). bfchostnv, lii, coma to in jind gel one, for NOW is your tliaiu/e to got a Viotrola oi\ terms ao cosy tlmt you will luiviliy uoticc the Bimill oullity, SPECIAL OFFER good from NOW until EASTER ONLY FOR THgEI DOLJARS CASH AND YOUR PROMISE TO PAY UfiTHl': BALANCE KASY MONTHbY PAYMENTS, 1yl�\\1tfc-DELIV'ii!R'T'd'^TO'Crit nOL'SH A YlCTOIl-ViaT^OLA WITH 13 SELECTIONS. ,-r , � � � � . � � . . � Come early, as early as you can. The rush will he-grtiil. The su[>ply ifrUruited, and the offer holds .good from NOW until EASTER o�/y. ^ ' �; . MASON & RISCH, LIMITED � "TBI! HOME OF THE VI.CTROLA" BALMORAL BLO(SK ^;/^ FIFTH STREET S; SAYSGMN SPIES NBRITiSH New York. April B.-r"I want to say right now that there are several thousand Germans la tlie British navy. 1 kao'w what this means to me. It's the Tower of Londoa if they get me back to th'a ilatoppo. But I woa't go, just bear that la mind." Brnst Schiller, the'^oung German who captured tho British steamer JIatoppo and terrorized her crow o� BB.last Wednesday' night, aald toda-y ho was a spy for the Germaii govornmeat. ."YiSVI-ata'a'Spy for theOennan government," he said. "I got my lu-Btructioos from, the German govern-, meat to go. aboard the ship and blow hor up, and to jirevent her cargo, front-reabKH"g�-RuB8ia."' C^pt IHchard,.Berg5er ,of :th? .JVla.-. toppo said he is convinc6r Recoidfi-Made in Oaiiada DARING DAYLIGHT ROBBERY IN EDMONTON' Edmonton, Alia., April 5.-One of tho moat daring d-aylight robberies ever perpetrated in Edmonton was staged Tuesday afternoon hetwoen 4 and G o'clock when over $2,000 worth ot precious atones and gems wore lifted from beneath a glass counter case in tho store ot ^Jackson Brothers, Jasper avenue jewellers. The Btoneij and gems were on tv tray on a sholf In the glas'9 ease.' It was necessary thoroforo toi- the perpetrators of tho crime to< go. behind the counter, open the bii|;k door of th'e case, lift tho gems and tho rest was apparently easy. Whoever stole the ?2,000 worth of precious stoaoB was an adept,. for nothing suspicious occurred to eJtclf^ the clorkB ot tho store. So quiotly and ofCoctively waB the robbery coatmltted; that it was not till nearly li o'clock that Uio gems were ralssed. IP SHOE THE DEMOCRATS SCORE HEAVILY IN CHICAGO Chicago, April 4.-Democrats scored heavily iu today's aldermaaic oleutlotis in the .14 wards of tho city,-- .?.<"' A year .ago the Democrats pe'curod only aovun wards, anil W. P. Tliorop,-Bon Rcpuhllcun, wits elected mayor by 147,477 majority. ' ' ' Today the Democrats cftnietV 21 wards. tl)� Hof.-ialists 1, aa'd'tU'e llo< publlcatis but la, , , ^-, From the standpoiht of ECONOMY is received m WEAR, Ii:rr& APPEARANCE. You can get t:his combination best from ^ well selected stock containing the required widths for all fept, narrow and wide. ^ WE have them ip; priany styles, button and^ lace, in all leathers'from the best manufacturers. q ANYTHING not iri our stock which you may fancy c^njae procured on short notice by selection frora our catalogue. q SHOE REPAIRING properly done oiiM premises. W. J. NELSON &C0. r SHERLOCK BUILDING 73 ;